Benin

HC3 is providing technical assistance to two organizations in Benin to use the Urban Adolescent SBCC Implementation Kit  (available in English and French) in their work on improving the sexual and reproductive health of urban youth. As part of this effort, HC3 is conducting a qualitative analysis of their experiences to determine the I-Kit’s contributions toward strengthening capacity to implement state-of-the-art SBCC programs.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

HC3 is providing technical assistance to develop a malaria communication strategy in DRC. HC3 also previously worked in-country with the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities to promote the development of communication strategies to increase demand for underutilized lifesaving commodities.

Dominican Republic

HC3 is conducting a landscaping activity on Zika as part of a four-country assessment, the findings of which will be used in the development of a Strategic Communication Framework to assist country stakeholders in the adaptation and dissemination of information pertaining to Zika risk and prevention at regional, national and local levels.

Egypt

HC3 is working with the USAID Mission in Egypt to adapt the Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Social and Behavior Chance Communication Implementation Kit (I-Kit) for the Egyptian context. The adapted I-Kit will focus on youth aged 15 to 24 and will address SRH in the broader context of youth development and will include additional content on gender-based violence and other cross-cutting topics.

El Salvador

HC3 is conducting a landscaping activity on Zika as part of a four-country assessment, the findings of which will be used in the development of a Strategic Communication Framework to assist country stakeholders in the adaptation and dissemination of information pertaining to Zika risk and prevention at regional, national and local levels.

Honduras

HC3 is conducting a landscaping activity on Zika as part of a four-country assessment, the findings of which will be used in the development of a Strategic Communication Framework to assist country stakeholders in the adaptation and dissemination of information pertaining to Zika risk and prevention at regional, national and local levels.

India

HC3 is helping to unite the SBCC community in India through Springboard for Health Communication, including facilitation of virtual and face-to-face activities targeting health communication professionals.

Kenya

HC3 is providing technical assistance to one organization in Kenya to use the Urban Adolescent SBCC Implementation Kit  (available in English and French) in their work on improving the sexual and reproductive health of urban youth. As part of this effort, HC3 is conducting a qualitative analysis of their experience to determine the I-Kit’s contributions toward strengthening capacity to implement state-of-the-art SBCC programs.

Madagascar

HC3 is providing technical assistance to two organizations in Madagascar to use the Urban Adolescent SBCC Implementation Kit  (available in English and French) in their work on improving the sexual and reproductive health of urban youth. As part of this effort, HC3 is conducting a qualitative analysis of their experiences to determine the I-Kit’s contributions toward strengthening capacity to implement state-of-the-art SBCC programs.

Malawi

HC3 is the primary convener for adapting the Strategic Communication Framework  for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV-Related Risks and organized a stakeholder meeting in January 2015 to develop a country-specific communication strategy and roll out plan. HC3 has provided technical assistance in the development of communication materials to support the plan.

Namibia

HC3 is strengthening linkages and timely use of care and treatment services within provider initiated testing and counseling (PITC) settings through development and testing of enhanced counseling modules for providers. The project is also supporting voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs in efforts to generate increased demand among the 15 to 29-year-old age group and developed a presentation, including photos and a voice over, for use in waiting rooms in private facilities providing VMMC in Namibia, providing expertise to develop and finalize the product for dissemination.

Niger

HC3 is providing targeted technical assistance to one organization in Niger for local adaptation and implementation of the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy I-Kit for Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity pregnancies.

South Africa

HC3 is working to promote voluntary medical male circumcision in South Africa. HC3 is also conducting a mixed methods assessment on adolescent VMMC in Tanzania, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Tanzania

HC3 is evaluating the Tanzania Leadership in Strategic Communication training conducted in 8 regions and 52 districts of Tanzania. The evaluation will examine whether campaigns implemented by district teams that participated in the training followed the strategic approach taught, and evaluate the added impact of mentoring provided to eight of the district teams. Learn more.

Togo

HC3 is providing targeted technical assistance to one organization in Togo for local adaptation and implementation of the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy I-Kit for Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity pregnancies.

Uganda

HC3 is helping to unite the SBCC community in Uganda through Springboard for Health Communication, including facilitation of virtual and face-to-face activities targeting health communication professionals.

Zambia

HC3 is conducting research in Zambia to examine the impact of community mobilization on a variety of HIV outcomes.

Zimbabwe

In 2013, HC3 reviewed the Zimbabwe National Malaria Control Program’s (NMCP) communication strategy and helped draft implementation guidelines for malaria SBCC activities. The guidelines are designed to improve the quality and impact of SBCC programs by ensuring that all SBCC implementing partners in Zimbabwe are using evidence-based strategies. HC3 is conducting a mixed methods assessment on adolescent VMMC in Tanzania, South Africa and Zimbabwe.