Ethiopia SBCC Team
This group is open for all partners working on social and behavior change communication research, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in Ethiopia, and all others who are interested.

  • Betemariam Tiruneh posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Regional health bureau deputy heads of the two big regions (AMHARA & OROMIA) are attending the international leadership for strategic health communication (LSHC) training organized in INDIA where Dr Benjamin Lozare facilitate the training. JHUCCP communication for health project Ethiopia has facilitated their attendance. DSC_0255

    Regional health bureau deputy heads of the two big regions (AMHARA & OROMIA) are attending the i
  • bisrat tewelde posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    How can we use Morning Health Education effectively as SBCC tool? are there principles or global definition on Morning Health Education?

    • One of the drawback for health education at the HF is people are coming to the HF with different health issue. The topic we selected for that event might not be relevant for them. During the health education session, they tend to listen their individual health problem that makes them to come to the HF. Instead of providing health education at the…[Read more]

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    The Ethiopian government’s flagship National Health Extension Program that is committed to bringing essential health care services to communities throughout the country. However, just two years ago, nearly half of the country’s 157 health extension workers couldn’t adequately explain the basic maternal and newborn health care services that shoul…[Read more]


  • Joseph Matalanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 5 months ago

    The fight against Non Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in Africa is intensifying and Ethiopia has now joined the fray. Addis Ababa joined WHO Healthy Cities project to intensify efforts towards reducing non communicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries by 2018. Chronic diseases represent a growing public health challenge as they become ever more…[Read more]


  • A two-day consultative forum was held by the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (HAPCO) in Ethiopia to address the rising concern of remaining short supply of existing financial aid being used for cares and treatments rather than prevention works for HIV/AIDS. The country has come a long way to eradicating the disease where the…[Read more]

  • Joseph Matalanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    Dr. Tedros Adhanom was bestowed the Paul Harris Fellow Award by Rotary International Ethiopia for his contribution to create polio-free Ethiopia. In its press release Friday, Rotary Ethiopia Country Office said it endorsed this recognition due to the seamless support Dr. Tedros to Rotarians in their humanitarian activities in the country as well…[Read more]


    Dr. Tedros Adhanom was bestowed the Paul Harris Fellow Award by Rotary International Ethiopia for hi
  • Feleke Dana Tanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Consultative meeting for brain storm on research agenda for primary health care in Ethiopia was conducted on 5 April 2017 organized by FMOH International institute for primary health care (IIFPHC). The research agendas were drafted on six health blocks: Human resource, Leadership and Management, Health services delivery, Health information,…[Read more]

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    At an event last week on Strengthening SBCC Capacity at the National Level to Improve Health Outcomes for All, HC3 shared how national and regional services for HIV prevention and control transitioned from a donor-funded, partner-operated effort to being the full responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Health in Ethiopia. Read more about the…[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!

  • Abebayehu Yilma posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 6 months, 4 weeks ago

    Successful completed the Gender Integration Training. Considering gender at every steps or our work is key because gender norms, roles and relations can influence health outcomes and affect the attainment of mental, physical and social health and well-being. In addition Gender inequality limits access to quality health services and contributes to…[Read more]

  • Simon Heliso Kuka posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months ago

    Ethiopia Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) project success in transitioning the national AIDS Resource Center to the FMOH (2016) featured in global HC3 ‘Strengthening SBCC Capacity at the National Level to Improve Health Outcomes for All’ event held at the National Press Club, Washington DC today (March 23, 2017).

  • Abebayehu Yilma posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months ago

    We’re on third day for this Gender training. We’re outlining promising interventions/activities to go toward to our expected sustainable outcomes so can realize our shared vision. The training is really going well. We’re entertaining/discussing various essential ideas.

  • Etsub Neway Zerayohannes posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months ago

    Face to face community practice on Engaging men in Health DSCN0899DSCN0848

    Face to face community practice on Engaging men in Health DSCN0899DSCN0848Face to face community practice on Engaging men in Health DSCN0899DSCN0848
  • Feleke Dana Tanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months ago

    Training of Trainers (TOT) on secondary data analysis for SBCC activities was conducted from March 6 – 10, 2017, in Adama, Ethiopia the University research coordinators, Ethiopian Public Health institutions researchers, FMOH M&E experts, regional health bureau research professionals and some partners research team members were participated the…[Read more]

  • Simon Heliso Kuka posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months, 1 week ago

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  • Simon Heliso Kuka posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months, 1 week ago

    In addition to Jane Brown’s talk, Tesema from JSI L10K also shared a project experience on Husbands Conversation – a new effort to engage husbands of pregnant mothers to support mothers during pregnancy and caring for the child.

  • Habtamu Tamene posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months, 1 week ago

    Appreciated the experiences of JSI/L10K on family and fathers conversation. Some questions to the presenter: 1) how did you come up with the 5000 sample size? Did you collect baseline survey? If not, how did associate the change with your intervention? Best,

  • Joseph Matalanga posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 7 months, 1 week ago

    The Springboard Ethiopia CoP event themed “Engaging men in health” has kicked of after an introduction from Simon Heliso – Country Representative and Chief of Party JHUCCP Ethiopia:

    Jane Brown (MSH) Team lead and Program director John Hopkins Center for Communication Program sharing on current and emerging issues associated with gender progr…[Read more]

    The Springboard Ethiopia CoP event themed “Engaging men in health” has kicked of after an introdThe Springboard Ethiopia CoP event themed “Engaging men in health” has kicked of after an introd
    • Great presentations on global and in-country experiences on why and how to engage men in health. I enjoyed the Brothers for Life experience very much. Check out http://www.brothersforlife.org.

    • Thank you so much for sharing! There was also hot discussions in each of the topics presented. One of the hottest issues for me was the experience of engaging men in SRH. Both the presenters and any other SBCC professionals, would you please share us the process, as the men are busy with other businesses?

  • Thank you bete for sharing this opportunity.

  • The Ethiopia face to face community of practice will be organized on Enhancing male engagement on health through communication, which will be facilitated by Jane Brown, highly experienced Gender expert from Baltimore. Participants will be all LSHC alumni and health communication practitioners in Ethiopia.

    Jane Brown has over 20 years’ e…[Read more]

  • Betemariam Tiruneh posted an update in the group Group logo of EthiopiaEthiopia 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Universities social and behavioral science consortium workshop is underway with 24 department heads from 17 universities. The consortium will help Ethiopia universities to harmonize and standardize the health education course delivered to health professionals. Dr Benjamin will be making a presentation on why communication matters in the public…[Read more]

    • This is good bridge for us to maximize the quality of health education tool for desired /positive Healthy behavior actions.
      Welcome!

    • I hope the Health Education courses will be harmonized and designed in such a way that it can address the existing wide range of key health related behavioral bottle necks in Ethiopia.Congrats!

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