Communicate for Health Ghana (C4H)
The C4H project worked with the Government of Ghana, the Ghana Health Service/Health Promotion Department (GHS/HPD) and local Ghanaian and international development partners to influence behavior change in family planning; nutrition; maternal, newborn and child health; malaria prevention and treatment; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); and HIV/AIDS. The project built on USAID’s legacy of improving health and nutrition in Ghana, including support for improved health communication. Partners were FHI360, VOTO Mobile (now Viamo), Creative Storm Networks and Ghana Community Radio Network.
Project objectives were to:
- Support the Government of Ghana’s efforts to influence positive behavior change in the health areas described above
- Strengthen the capacity of the GHS/HPD to effectively develop, coordinate and deliver evidence-based social and behavior change campaigns, including monitoring and evaluation
- Develop and strengthen the capacity of local SBC organizations to deliver quality health communication programming
- Creating Mobile Health Solutions for Behaviour Change: A Study of Eight Services in the mNutrition Initiative Portfolio
- GESI Toolkit
- WASH FIT / WASH FIT Mobile
- The Infection Control Symbol Package
- Zika and Pregnancy: Questions and Answers
- MULTI-SBC: The Programmatic Aid for Multi-Sectoral Integration of SBC for FP Practitioners
- Using Data to Design an Evidence-based Social and Behavior Change Program in Rural Nepal
- Advocating for Social Marketing Programs to Local Stakeholders
- Moving the Needle on Health Behaviors
- Hand Hygiene: Why, How & When?