Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health

This brief summarizes how health messages were harmonized in the Ethiopia Communication for Health project. It is a tool that was used to help health providers, program implementers, media professionals, and other stakeholders to effectively communicate with their audiences for a better public health outcome.

This is a brief on how the Communication for Health project takes a holistic approach to SBCC capacity strengthening. It includes training, technical assistance, development of strategies and activities to support the national SBCC community.

This guide serves as a reference for health communication interventions, by providing a set of core messages that are accurate and consistent. It enable practitioners to communicate standardized messages to communities and audiences. 

This weekly radio program encourages listeners to adopt healthy behaviors related to different health areas including RMNCH, PMTCT, malaria, nutrition, and WaSH. The program combines drama using the lifecycle approach and real-life stories to integrate the different health areas.

This poster is designed to encourage husbands of pregnant women to accompany their wives for ANC and test for HIV. The posters can be posted at health centers, health posts, market places, development stations and other places where men frequently go to. The poster is available in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna.

This mobile application is developed to support rural women and couples to better manage and track their health, mainly during pregnancy, through delivery and after birth. Designed for use on both smart and basic phones, the approach invokes a simple, easy to navigate format containing relevant, engaging, and educational content. Key features of the app include growth-monitoring tool, scheduling for ANC and immunization visit. It is available in three languages (Amharic, Afan Oromo and Tigrigna) and no internet connection required to transfer or use the application.

This mobile application is developed to support rural women and couples to better manage and track their health, mainly during pregnancy, through delivery and after birth. Designed for use on both smart and basic phones, the approach invokes a simple, easy to navigate format containing relevant, engaging, and educational content. Key features of the app include growth-monitoring tool, scheduling for ANC and immunization visit. It is available in three languages (Amharic, Afan Oromo and Tigrigna) and no internet connection required to transfer or use the application.
This is an informational card used to encourage men to accompany their wives during ANC visits, receive counseling on HIV testing, and better support their wives. Midwives give the referral cards to pregnant women who come alone to ANC visits, inviting their husbands to come with them on their next visit. The card is available in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna.

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