This group is for SBCC practitioners and health communication professionals in Zambia.

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 18 hours, 32 minutes ago

    Zambian women’s use of HIV-prevention gel is limited by traditional gender roles, according to a study in Global Public Health. Read more: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441692.2017.1337

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    The BID Initiative celebrated its partnership with the Ministry of Health in Zambia, and the formal release of the Zambian electronic immunization registry (ZEIR) last week a special event featuring Zambia’s First Lady Esther Lungu and the Permanent Secretary of the MOH, Dr. Jabbin Mulwanda. This event highlighted progress toward fostering a c…[Read more]


  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Using Paulo Freire’s transformative communication approach, in which communities pose problems and critically examine their everyday life experiences through discussion, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is attempting to improve community engagement in addressing health challenges. In the three rural districts of Zambia where the a…[Read more]


  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    In the first qualitative study of its kind in Zambia, researchers established that most visually impaired people lacked knowledge on the cause, transmission and treatment of HIV and AIDS resulting in misconceptions. Available information is not user-friendly because it is in unreadable formats thereby increasing the potential for misinformation…[Read more]


  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    “As a radio host, Dominic is able to use his show as a platform to publicly discuss mental health issues. He also now leads an organization called Mental Health Advocacy and Support Initiative (MHASI).

    He says it was his family’s efforts to conceal his illness when he was admitted to the mental hospital that motivated him to start advocating for…[Read more]


  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    In Zambia, the Introduction of comprehensive sexuality education has opened up dialogue on sexual and reproductive health. Empowering adolescents and young people with information pertaining to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) information and services significantly reduces the number of unwanted pregnancies, Sexually Transmitted Infections…[Read more]


  • Derrick Nasando posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 1 week ago

  • Henry Mshoka posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 1 week ago

    Today was a very special day as Zambia joined the global SBCC guru’s. Todays springboard Zambia launch will offer a platform for all SBCC specialist to up the game and am hopeful that we conduct business Unusual,I for one, feel advantaged with this platform as I know I will be linked with others around the world and perfect the art of SBCC.

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 1 week ago

    Are you with Springboard Zambia? Thank you to everyone who attended the Zambia Springboard launch! We’re so glad to have you as part of the Springboard community. Zambia SB launch 2Zambia SB launch 3Zambia SB launch 5Zambia SB launch 6Zambia SB launch 7

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 1 week ago

    Deputy Director of Environment, Mr. Mulonda Mate, launched Springboard in Zambia today, stating “I hope our community of social and behavior change practitioners will now join in, network better with each other and with their colleagues in the rest of the world.” https://youtu.be/BltjP19gKfM

  • Uttara Bharath Kumar posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 1 week ago

    Congratulations Zambia for launching Springboard!!
    Thanks to the Deputy Director of Environment, Mr. Mulonda Mate, who launched it officially on behalf of Dr. Kennedy Malama, Director of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants, Ministry of Health.
    Look forward to a vibrant SBCC community of practice in Zambia. Zam SB 2

    Congratulations Zambia for launching Springboard!! Thanks to the Deputy Director of Environment, Mr.
    • Congratulations to Zambia on a successful Springboard launch! We welcome Mr. Mate and all new members to Springboard.

  • Beene Hangomba posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    I’m honoured to be a part of the Zambia SBC fraternity and excited for the official launch tomorrow.

  • Elizabeth Serlemitsos posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    I wish I could be there with you all in Zambia for the Springboard Launch tomorrow. I will certainly be there in spirit. Have a wonderful launch!

  • Loyce Chatepa posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Springboard will be launched in Zambia on Thursday, May 11, 2017. This is exciting. It will provide the SBC fraternity in Zambia a platform to discuss SBC related issues and solicit for technical guidance where need arises. Good luck Zambia with the launch! And welcome Uttara to Zambia. We are happy that you have come to support us with this…[Read more]

    • All the very best to Zambians as you launch Springboard in your country. I look forward to learning from you as you share your community intervention relating to health and social development… Best wishes!

    • Thank you for all of your support in launching Springboard in Zambia! We are happy to support the SBC community and look forward to ongoing collaboration.

    • Exciting news to have Zambia come on board as it is an opportunity to learn from each other as SBCC practitioners. Best of luck!

  • Uttara Bharath Kumar posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Did you know that Springboard will be officially launched in Zambia this week by the Ministry of Health and partners?? Stay tuned to hear more about it on Thursday, May 11, 2017!

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Zambian Ministry of Health has engaged the media with a two-day orientation workshop that brought together journalists, editors and station managers from across the country. The emphasis was on the role of the media in disseminating new developments and achievements recorded by the ministry in areas such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and how social…[Read more]


  • Uttara Bharath Kumar posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Are you a Zambian alumni of the Leadership in Strategic Health Communication course? Did you take the course either in Baltimore or Zambia in the last 30 years?
    There is an alumni gathering taking place in Lusaka next week on Tuesday, May 9. Please contact: Ms. Chanda Sunkutu at ZCCP on +260972210666 for more details.

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

    Social accountability efforts in Zambia lead to sustained improvements in health system responsiveness, empowered citizens, improved public health services and increased consensus on development issues.

    https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/doi/10.1093/heapol/czx024/3091419/From-favours-to-entitlements-community-voice-and

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

    Community Health Assistants (CHAs) in Zambia perform a broader set of tasks than traditional CHWs, including sensitisation campaigns on prevention of malaria, enhancing sanitation standards, use of family planning methods, and HIV/AIDS prevention. This study concludes that CHAs had a perceived advantage over other CHWs, but there was limited…[Read more]

  • Uttara Bharath Kumar posted an update in the group Group logo of ZambiaZambia 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Zambia Springboard members and SBC practitioners – stay tuned for an exciting event coming your way next week in Lusaka!

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