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June 25, 2017

Plan de Acción de Comunicación en Zika: República Dominicana

El documento presentado en las páginas siguientes, es el resultado de este proceso consultivo y participativo. Los fundamentos técnicos de este Plan de Acción tienen como sombrilla la Estrategia Nacional de Comunicación de Riesgos para Emergencias Sanitarias y Desastres en República Dominicana y como referencia, la Guía de Contenidos para Mensajes Clave Comunicacionales, Ante el Dengue, Zika y Chikungunya para la Población en General y las Embarazadas.


SMS Monitoring Survey: Zika Prevention Knowledge and Behaviors in Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

To inform and support the Zika communication activities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, HC3 conducted a quantitative SMS survey in the four focus countries of the USAID Zika Response (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Dominican Republic) to derive estimates for specific Zika-related knowledge and prevention behavior. This report details the results of the first of three waves of this survey.


June 23, 2017

Webinar: Men as More than Partners: Increasing Men’s Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services through SBCC

This June 21, 2017 webinar featured presentations on social and behavior change communication (SBCC) interventions designed to successfully increase men’s demand for and use of sexual and reproductive health products and services.


June 22, 2017

HC3 in Action: SBCC in Public Health Emergencies

This brief, part of the “HC3 in Action” series, describes key examples, challenges and insights from across the project that informed the development of the Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Emergency Helix, a programmatic framework for integrating SBCC throughout a public health emergency.


June 21, 2017

Journal of Health Communication Ebola Supplement

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) developed a special issue of the Journal of Health Communication, focused on Ebola. This supplement examines the successes and challenges of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) work during the Ebola epidemic.


Webinar: The Critical Role of Social and Behavior Change across the Service Delivery Continuum

This webcast event explored successes, challenges and promising approaches in the integration of social and behavior change (SBC) along the service delivery continuum to improve health outcomes. Following the presentation of a new overarching model developed by HC3 – the Circle of Care – a panel discussion focused on grounded strategies which have been used to effectively integrate SBC to improve service-related outcomes across a range of health areas.


June 20, 2017

Guide for Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services for Men

The Guide for Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services for Men focuses on meaningfully engaging men and creating an enabling environment to increase men’s use of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) products and services.


June 13, 2017

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.


The SBCC Challenge

This video explains how communication can change behavior.


June 8, 2017

The Circle of Care Model

The Circle of Care Model shows how service delivery and SBC can work together to improve health outcomes.


Service Delivery Continuum: SBC Tools and Resources

To improve service-related health outcomes, clients must access services, communicate effectively with providers and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. Social and Behavior Change (SBC) plays an integral role in achieving each of those outcomes. Using SBC across the service delivery continuum—before, during and after services—can improve health outcomes by: Creating an enabling environment Motivating clients […]


May 11, 2017

Compound Meeting Flip Chart: Childbirth Spacing is Good for Everyone

This flip chart is intended to be used by community mobilizers in Nigeria making visits to compounds in order to discuss family planning and birth spacing options for women, describing how they, their families and communities at large benefit from birth spacing. English and Hausa are included side-by-side.


Community Dialogue Flip Chart: Childbirth Spacing is Good for Everyone

This flip chart, which includes English and Hausa side-by-side, is meant to be used by facilitators to promote birth spacing, family planning (including permanent, long-acting and shorter term methods), and to explain the benefits of birth spacing for mothers, fathers, children and communities as a whole. Download the Flip Chart


May 4, 2017

Webinar on Meeting Adolescents’ Needs: Findings from a Three-Country VMMC Assessment

This webinar highlighted the findings from a three-country Adolescent VMMC Assessment. The goal of the study was to gain a better understanding of whether VMMC programs are adequately meeting adolescent needs in age-appropriate ways by exploring counseling, communication and client-provider interaction. Cross-country comparisons were shared from Tanzania, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The findings have implications for all countries working in the VMMC arena as well as in adolescent sexual and reproductive health programming.


May 3, 2017

Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Case Studies: Using the HTSP Implementation Kit to Address Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Togo and Niger

In 2016, Marie Stopes International (MSI) and the Association Togolaise pour le Bien-Être Familial (ATBEF) utilized the HC3 Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy (HTSP) Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy Implementation Kit to address and prevent high-risk pregnancies in Togo and Niger. These case studies present the results from each of those pilot projects.


May 2, 2017

Adapting the Demand Generation Implementation Kit: Using the Demand Generation I-Kit to Reduce Child Mortality in the Mitsinjo District of Madagascar

Case study outlining a demand generation project in Madagascar designed to improve maternal and child health by promoting oral rehydration salts and zinc.


Adapting the Demand Generation Implementation Kit: Using the Demand Generation I-Kit to Improve Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health in Bangladesh

Case study outlining a demand generation project in Bangladesh designed to increase demand for and utilization of maternal, neonatal and child health commodities and to build the capacity of community health workers to deliver newborn health care.


Adapting the Demand Generation Implementation Kit: Improving Community Access to Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets and Co-Pack ORS and Zinc through Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets in Tanzania

This case study outlines a demand generation project in Tanzania designed by Pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania (PST) to improve access to new products – amoxicillin dispersible tablets and co-pack oral rehydration salt and zinc respectively – to treat childhood pneumonia and diarrhea.


Adapting the Demand Generation Implementation Kit: Tanzania Increases Access to Family Planning Services and Emergency Contraceptives among Young Women Enrolled in Institutes of Higher Learning and Vocational Training

Case study outlining a demand generation project in Tanzania aimed at increasing access to family planning products, including female condoms, contraceptive implants and emergency contraception.


Adapting the Demand Generation Implementation Kit: Saving Lives by Generating Demand for Zinc among Young Mothers in the Ihorombe Region of Madagascar

This case study outlines a demand generation project in Madagascar designed to increase knowledge of the use of zinc to treat simple diarrhea and thus contribute to reducing child mortality in the Ihosy region of Madagascar.