Thr Communication for Health project, the flagship Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) project was implemented in Ethiopia from June 2015 to December 2020, with funding and technical support provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). CCP and subcontractor John Snow, Inc. (JSI) partnered with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and regional health bureaus (RHBs) to build the health system’s capacity in SBCC and implement innovative SBCC interventions to improve the health practices of individuals and communities.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Climate Action Superheroes aim to educate and engage children on how to help limit global warming and take care of the environment. Each of the missions has downloadable content including activities to be done by the child with the help of an adult.
In 2011, the Support for Service Delivery Integration (SSDI)-Communication was implemented by JHU/CCP in collaboration with Save the Children. SSDI-Communication developed and disseminated behavior change communication materials on 6six priority health areas- family planning and reproductive health, malaria, HIV/AIDS, maternal, neonatal and child health, nutrition, and WASH.
In 2011, USAID Malawi awarded the five year, US $100 million Support for Service DeliveryIntegration (SSDI) Project, consisting of three separate, but interrelated Cooperative Agreements:
SHOPS Plus collected data from hundreds of women in rural Nepal to pinpoint barriers to healthy behavior adoption.
Communication plays a powerful role in addressing behavioral barriers and shaping demand for health products and services. Uptake of short-acting methods of contraception and combined use of ORS and zinc to manage child diarrhea remains low in India.
Social marketing as a public health intervention has existed for several decades and is familiar to donors and governments in many countries. In some cases, it may be necessary to advocate for the intervention when its benefits and potential health impact are not well understood by local stakeholders.
This music video, subtitled in English, shows children following COVID-19 prevention practices, especially covering their mouths/faces when sneezing or coughing.
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub is a free service to help actors in low- and middle-income countries rapidly share, design, and adapt evidence-based hygiene interventions to combat coronavirus.