Integrating Social Science Interventions in Epidemic, Pandemic and Health Emergency Response

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To establish social science interventions as a core strategy in emergencies, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Wellcome Trust co-organized the Global Consultation on Integrating Social Science Interventions in Epidemic, Pandemic and Health Emergency Response, June 8-9, 2017, in London, England.

How Social and Behavior Change Works in Partnership with Service Delivery

Using examples from HC3 country projects in Nepal, Nigeria and Swaziland, this video illustrates the integral role SBC interventions played along the service delivery continuum in achieving positive outcomes.

HC3’s Erin Portillo Nominated for 120 Under 40: The Next Generation of Family Planning Leaders

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Erin Portillo, a Family Planning Program Officer II with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative has been nominated for the 120 under 40, a project organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with sponsorship from Bayer, to recognize future leaders in the area of family planning.

Video Demonstrates How SBC Works in Partnership with Service Delivery

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The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has released a video demonstrating the impact social and behavior change (SBC) has in partnership with service delivery in improving health outcomes.

Mobile-First Video Approach Helps Youth Share Contraception Information

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How might we capture young people’s real stories and everyday experiences with contraception in a way that helps decision-making?

Springboard Launches in Zambia

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Springboard Zambia launched on May 11, 2017, with approximately 40 people in attendance from 24 different organizations representing the government, donors and civil society.

Short Video Highlights the Social and Behavior Change Communication Challenge

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The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative has just released a new short video on the social and behavior change communication (SBCC) challenge.

Saving Mother’s Lives: HC3 Pilots I-Kit in Niger and Togo to Address High-Risk Pregnancies

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How the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Implementation Kit was used in two West African nations: Niger and Togo.

Zika Communication Mapping Supports National Stakeholders to Navigate the Communication Response

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A key part of a social and behavior change communication response to an emergency situation is to understand not only what SBCC activities and campaigns other stakeholders are conducting, but also where those activities are taking place. Beginning in late 2016, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative initiated a Zika communication activity mapping effort in four Latin American countries: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the Dominican Republic.

A Digital Resource with the Human Touch – the Health COMpass Builds Capacity and Community

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The Health COMpass is a curated database of health communication and social and behavior change communication resources with a human touch. Join curator Susan Leibtag for a discussion on Springboard for Health Communication Professionals, May 15-18 about the database and specific resources.

Updates to HC3’s Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV Related Risks

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HC3 has updated its Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV Related Risks including new information from WHO.