The Big Idea of the Week delves deeper into a specific COVID-related topic. Each week, Big Idea tackles a specific area of COVID-19 and provides important information, guidelines, and messages for the public.
Community health workers (CHWs) are critical players in fragile settings, where staff shortages are particularly acute, health indicators are poor and progress towards Universal Health Coverage is slow. Like other health workers, CHWs need support to contribute effectively to health programmes and promote health equity.
This practice briefing sets out what BBC Media Action learned in delivering and supporting health communication in response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa in 2014–15. It has a particular focus on Sierra Leone as this was the hub of the organisation’s response.
This library includes resources from SPRING's work to help social and behavior change (SBC) practitioners design, implement, and monitor effective SBC interventions for nutrition.
This manual was developed for master trainers to train trainers who in turn train field implementers—health workers, health assistants, CBO health promoters and non-literate as well as literate community volunteers—to lead facility and community-based health promotion sessions.
This communication strategy intends to focus on the potential of young people in Sierra Leone and proposes activities that are guided by the following approaches:
• A youth-led approach
• A focus on both young men and women
• The creation of a supportive environment for youth by enabling supporting parents and community
This Field Guide is a resource book for community mobilizers, field staff, and trainers to support planning, implementing and follow-up of Community-Led Ebola Action (CLEA) social mobilisation activities in Sierra Leone.
This document provides guidelines for messaging during the period when the country is preparing its population for a possible outbreak of Ebola.
This is a training program for service providers and communication professionals working in Ebola-affected countries.
This brochure was created by a Fistula Care center in Sierra Leone. It explains how fistula happens, and what happens at the care center, including surgery and physical therapy.