Ghana

As part of Ghana's Communicate for Health Project, the Change Challenge Fund (CCF) was set up to allow the most creative and imaginative of either the Change Agents Development Program CADP and Set for Change (SfC) participants to apply for resources to put into practice and utilize in their work setting the skills and knowledge they developed. It was a fund to support and encourage innovation and best practice through the implementation of a short-term project.

The Ghana Communicate for Health Project's Change Agent Development Programme (CADP) was designed to address specific capacity gaps in both the areas of SBCC technical and personal effectiveness skills in response to a baseline SBCC capacity assessment conducted at the national, regional and district levels in May 2015. 

This document provides a brief introduction to the background, purpose and targeted participants of the Change Agent Development Programme (CADP). It provides details of the curriculum content and learning objectives particpants can expect to achieve through their involvement.

The Ghana Behavior Change Support project ran from 2009 - 2014. This video captures some highlights from this national social and behavior change communication program targeting many health areas, including malaria, child survival, family planning and hand washing.

The Ghana Behavior Change Support Project (BCS) launched the national multimedia GoodLife campaign, which ran from September 2009 to September 2013. The campaign included a song, “Life is what you make it” that linked personal happiness to the practice of healthy behaviors, the highly popular GoodLife Game Show, a GoodLife New Year’s concert featuring many popular Ghanaian artists and the “Aha ye de” (It’s good here) malaria campaign showcasing a famous hip hop singer. 

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 H

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