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In Bangladesh “Health on Wheels” is providing medical care to the garment factory workers in different regions. In 2016, they provided free medical diagnosis, treatment and follow up to 6,000 workers in garment factories. Each worker receives a scannable digital health card with access to their electronic medical record (EMR) using a custom-made…[Read more]
Joanna Skinner replied to the topic Strengthening National SBCC Capacity to Improve Health Outcomes in the forum SBCC Capacity Strengthening 1 day, 6 hours ago
From right to left, there is Bill Glass, CCP’s Director of Strategic Communication, who moderated the event, Rebecca Arnold, Chief of Party for HC3 BKMI program in Bangladesh, Simon Heliso, Chief of Party for HC3 Ethiopia, Ian Tweedie, Team Lead for HC3 Nigeria, and Sanjanthi Velu, Team Lead for HC3 Nepal.
Title : Senior National Consultant – Tobacco Surveillance
Vacancy Reference No.: CAT-6 (WRO-40)/SSA
Date of Issue : 23 March 2017
Level: SSA 8
Duty Station: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Dhaka
Duration of […]
HC3 presented their use of technology in Bangladesh to build field worker confidence and SBCC skills as a case study at an event on Strengthening SBCC Capacity at the National Level to Improve Health Outcomes for All. Read more about the case study here: https://healthcommcapacity.org/hc3resources/capacity-strengthening-action-hc3-uses-technology-b…[Read more]
You can also view the webinar to learn more about HC3’s social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening approaches that engage both the public sector and local SBCC practitioners to improve overall health outcomes: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/p5sfgtf2l2q/ and don’t forget to join the discussion afterwards on Springboard!
Rebecca Arnold replied to the topic Strengthening National SBCC Capacity to Improve Health Outcomes in the forum SBCC Capacity Strengthening 2 days, 1 hour ago
There was a question from the audience at the end of Thursday’s event about building in time for reflection and learning in the context of capacity strengthening. For the BKMI project team, we had annual retreats which included our government counterparts, and we set aside one weekly meeting per month to focus on our own internal capacity…[Read more]
Rebecca Arnold replied to the topic Strengthening National SBCC Capacity to Improve Health Outcomes in the forum SBCC Capacity Strengthening 2 days, 2 hours ago
I’ll have to agree with both of you! We used Outcome Harvesting at the end of our Bangladesh project, and were able to capture many outcomes that would not have been possible otherwise. At the same time, the process would have been smoother (and probably even more valuable) if we had been thinking about and planning for Outcome Harvesting from the…[Read more]
A recently completed sample-based study done in Bangladesh claims that the health warning labels describing the harmful effects of tobacco products using text and/or pictures are found to be effective.
In summary, the study found that the graphical health warnings (GHW) were realistic to provide health-related information and are very effective…[Read more]
Jenna Groman replied to the topic Strengthening National SBCC Capacity to Improve Health Outcomes in the forum SBCC Capacity Strengthening 6 days, 4 hours ago
Here are the case studies presented at today’s event:
Distributed Social and Behavior Change Communication Capacity Enables Nepal’s Young Married Couples to Make Smart Family Planning Choices
HC3 Uses Technology in Bangladesh to Build Field Worker Confidence and Social and Behavior Change Communication Skills
HC3 Facilitates Transition of t…[Read more]
According to the United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, Bangladesh is among the countries with the lowest level of wastewater treatment in the Asia Pacific region, the country treats only 17 percent of its wastewater. The report said, by 2050, soil salinity in the country is projected to increase by an average of 26 percent, with…[Read more]
You’re invited to attend an online event on March 23, 2017 on multi-level social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening approaches that engage both the public sector and local SBCC practitioners to improve overall health outcomes.
It will feature panelists who will showcase programmatic examples of successful SBCC systems…[Read more]