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.

Ébola: Kit de Implementação de Preparação

Este Kit de Implementação de Preparação de Comunicação do Ébola (I-Kit) oferece aos intervenientes, bem como aos gestores de programa, nacionais e locais considerações fundamentais e um plano para a instituição e implementação de comunicação crítica, relevante, prática e atempada na resposta à ameaça de um surto da doença por vírus do Ébola (DVE).

National Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Survey on Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia

The knowledge, attitudes and practices survey (KAP II) was a cross‐sectional survey conducted as part of the HC3 Liberia project (2015-2017) in 10 counties in Liberia. The overall purpose of the KAP II survey was to assess changes related to Ebola virus disease (Ebola) since the conclusion of the KAP I survey in March 2015, including the ways in which the Ebola response influenced engagement in preventive behaviors and perceptions of health-care provision, and how they may have contributed to changes in health‐seeking behaviors related to non-Ebola disease.

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.

Guinea: Rapid Rehabilitation – Improving Health Facilities

Case study outlining HC3's rapid rehabilitation activities to improve health facilities in Guinea following the Ebola crisis.

Guinea: Interpersonal Communication and Counseling – Building Trust in the Health System

Case study outlining how HC3 used interpersonal communication and counseling to help rebuild trust in the health system in Guinea following the Ebola crisis.

Guinea: Interactive Radio Programs – Getting the Community's Perspective

Case study outlining how HC3 has used radio to expand participation in the project's community dialogues in Guinea.

Guinea: Gold Star Campaign – Branding Quality Health Services

Case study outlining the national health services "Gold Star" quality campaign underway in Guinea following the Ebola crisis.

Guinea: Community Dialogues – Bringing Communities and Health Facilities Together

Case study outlining how HC3 used community dialogues to create and facilitate exchanges between community members and health providers to glean perceptions of health services and solicit suggestions for improvement following the Ebola crisis.

Guinea: Bridges of Hope – Getting Communities Engaged in Health Decisions

Case study outlining how HC3 used the Bridges of Hope toolkit in Guinea for community-level engagement to create demand for health services following the Ebola crisis.

Social Mobilization Lessons Learned: The Ebola Response in Liberia

This report documents the work of the Ebola Response Social Mobilization Pillar, part of Liberia's six-pillar incident management system (IMS), and key social mobilization efforts that contributed to the response in Liberia during the 2014–2015 West African Ebola outbreak.