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HCMN News ? June 15, 2006

  1. Emergency Preparedness Project in Baltimore, Maryland
  2. Health eCommunication
  3. Welcome to HCMN!

Emergency Prepared Project in Baltimore, Maryland
“Ready, Set, Good” is the title of a project designed by CCP for the city of Baltimore. To better prepare area residents for potential emergencies, executives from several Maryland counties along with the Baltimore Urban Area Work Group launched the Ready? Set? Good. campaign. Through TV, radio, and print ads, the campaign urges everyone to have an emergency supply kit on hand with a radio, flashlight and water. Website:

Health eCommunication

Health e Communication provides an on-line resource for Health Communication practitioners designed to grow and evolve as case studies, planning models, research and evaluation documents, and lectures and speeches are submitted and peer reviewed. It is an open process that asks people to: · submit the resources they find most useful · assess the resources others have submitted · share ideas on what works and why · and generate an evolving collective perspective around resources, approaches, and trends in Health Communication

Welcome to HCMN!

Media Manager
Kolkata, India
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I am working as a development communicator in India at individual and institutional levels.

Kingsley Okon
Heal the World  
LAGOS, Nigeria
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I'm interested in general health.  I have done sensitization campaigns among school age youth.     

Auwalu Abdullahi  Kawu
Program Advisor 
Kano, Nigeria
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Information Resources  and  Network Sevices is a registered agency that provides  technical support  in building the  capacity of NGOs, CBOs  and Public agencies on integrated BCC. Its core activities include workshop, training, publishing; conference, exhibition and  program implementation ion  strategic  communication. Comprise of print and electronic communication, Advertising, organization and management. The agency?s strength includes highly skilled resources specializing in Communication for  Behavior  Change and Community  Mobilization.

IRNS  has  its own audio  and  visual  studio as well  as  a drama  troupe. its e-mail  address is  . The  Program  Manager is  Kemi  Akeju. and the Studio  Manger  is  Salisy Babba

Jimmy Ouma
Akonjo Youth Project
Migori   Kenya
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My organization create health and self hygiene awareness among the youth and at the same time provide sanitary pads to the less fortunate orphans at the grassroots level

Wanda Godar
Chief, Media, Outreach and Promotion
Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
City  = Harrisburg, PA
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We prepare and manage the production of all media needed by the Bureau of Family Health in the PA dept. of Health.

Dr. Basuyi Enaruna
Bunden Eye Clinic
Benin City, Nigeria
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I work on campaigns against the danger and spread of HIV.

Shahid Jamal
Health Communication
Media Application and Research Centre
New Delhi, India
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We work in the field of research, training and media support in the field of health and communication.

Daphyne Williams
Program Officer
US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
Washington, DC, USA
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I work in resettlement and placement of refugees to the US.  The current project looks at the improvement of refugee health.

Tania Sheriff
HIV Programme Co-ordinator
Health Network Africa
Accra, Ghana
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We are a private clinic (Odorna Clinic) which is part of the Ghana Govt AIDS treatment site. We set up an NGO in order to empower people (women, children) through education about their health.

Sanjeev Kumar
Ideosync Media Combine
New Delhi, India
Ideosync Media Combine is a not for profit Organisation based in the national capital region of India. Ideosync works on Communication for Social Change with a focus on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, sexuality and human rights, HIV/AIDS, gender and women's empowerment. The core team at Ideosync is professionally trained in mass communications and communications for development methodologies and the Organisation has been working on projects supported by various UN agencies, DFID, Packard Foundation and other leading funding organisations. Ideosync designs, develops and produces behavior change communication materials through a rigorous process of community participation, pre testing and formative research. A large part of our work also involves training and capacity building of different stakeholders and local organisations for integrating innovative information, advocacy and communication strategies into their core development activities. Ideosync developed the Growing Up/Badhte Hum/ The Time of Our Lives modules primarily tools to generate discussions among adolescents on sexuality and reproductive health issues. The modules address young people in two broad age groups: 9- 14 years and 15+ years

Martha Osei
National Communication Adviser
Partnership for Transforming Health System
Abuja ? FCT,  Nigeria
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PATHS is a five year programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) which aims at developing partnership and transforming the health services in Nigeria.  PATHS? main purpose is to improve the delivery & use of effective, replicable, affordable health services for the management of common health problems that affect poor people in Nigeria.  PATHS works with Ministries/Departments of Health at Federal, State, & Local Government levels to improve health outcomes by enhancing the governance of the health sector.  PATHS is also working in partnership with the private sector (for profit & not for profit), civil society, and other development partners.

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