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January 18, 2018

Social and behavior change considerations for areas transitioning from high and moderate to low, very low and zero malaria transmission

A 37% reduction in malaria cases and 60% reduction in mortality due to malaria in the past 15 years have saved an estimated 6.2 million lives and increased the life […]

September 7, 2017

Strengthening Malaria SBCC through Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

This August 29, 2017 webinar held by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) highlighted three new tools for malaria social and behavior change communication (SBCC) research, monitoring and evaluation (RM&E). […]

August 28, 2017

Malaria Evidence Review Infographics on ITN Behaviors, Case Management and Service Providers

This series of infographics accompanies a set of factsheets synthesizing the impact of social and behavior change communication on key malaria health topics, including insecticide-treated net behavior, malaria case management […]

Malaria SBCC Evidence Factsheets on ITN Behaviors, Case Management and Service Providers

This collection of factsheets synthesizes the key findings from a critical, multiphase review that HC3 conducted of approximately 3,600 peer-reviewed articles and 1,700 grey literature documents to assess the evidence […]

March 30, 2017

SBCC for Malaria in Pregnancy: Strategy Development Guidance I-Kit

This Implementation Kit (I-Kit) was developed to help social and behavior change communication (SBCC) and malaria in pregnancy (MiP) program managers and stakeholders address identified gaps and improve SBCC strategies and interventions for MiP, especially those interventions that target healthcare workers.

March 16, 2017

Webinar on Malaria in Pregnancy: Promoting Uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment

This March 16, 2017 webinar included presenters from the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) and HC3. Presenters described current efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy (MiP) that focus on service providers, pregnant women and those who influence both groups.

January 4, 2017

SBCC Capacity Strengthening in Action: HC3 Strengthens the Social and Behavior Change Communication Capacity of the Nigerian National Malaria Elimination Programme

This case study highlights HC3’s efforts in Nigeria, starting in 2014, to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) social and behavior change communication systems and processes. […]

November 8, 2016

Promoting Quality Malaria Medicines through SBCC I-Kit

This Implementation Kit (I-Kit) provides national and local stakeholders, as well as program managers, with key considerations and a roadmap for designing and implementing a country-specific social and behavior change […]

November 4, 2016

Webinar: Promoting Quality Malaria Medicines with SBCC

This November 2, 2016 webinar highlights issues with malaria medicine regulation and quality assurance, the process and results of an SBCC campaign in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria, and the launch of a new online tool to support program managers and local staff in developing SBCC strategies tailored to their local needs.

August 30, 2016

The impact of behaviour change communication on the use of insecticide treated nets: a secondary analysis of ten post-campaign surveys from Nigeria

Ahead of an ITN mass distribution campaign in Nigeria, the authors of this article conducted a secondary analysis of surveys conducted after ITN distributions between 2009 and 2012 to investigate the role of social and behavior change communication in adequate net hanging and use, and how it may influence SBCC efforts for the next campaign.

August 10, 2016

Correlates of Intra-Household ITN Use in Liberia: A Multilevel Analysis of Household Survey Data

Using household survey data collected between March and April 2014, this study evaluates the role of socio-demographic characteristics, caregiver insecticide treated net (ITN) ideation, household characteristics, and community factors in ITN use […]

May 15, 2015

Review and Assessment of Malaria Case Management SBCC Strategies in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia

This is a desk review that identifies promising SBCC practices related to malaria case management at both community and service provider levels in four focus countries: Zambia, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Senegal.

April 27, 2015

Webinar: Using Household Surveys to Inform Malaria SBCC

This April 23, 2015 examined ways that household surveys can be used to establish the evidence base for malaria SBCC and promote data-driven decision-making. Presenters: Grace Awantang, MHS, MA, Senior […]

March 29, 2014

Using Health Communication to Make an Impact on Malaria

This fact sheet describes HC3’s work in malaria. Malaria Fact Sheet