|Health Communication Professional: Emmanuel Fiagbey
Bio: Emmanuel Fiagbey is Deputy Chief of Party for the Health Communication Partnership in Zambia. He is the Director of Programs and leads the Social and Behavior Change component of this USAID funded project. With over 24 years of experience in behavior change communication programs management, training and community mobilization, Emmanuel directed the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) Country Office in Ghana before coming to Zambia in 2004.
Pick Info: Emmanuel’s Pick is the Stop AIDS Love Life HIV prevention campaign that CCP and partners developed and implemented in Ghana from 2002-2004. Using mass media and community mobilization strategies, this was a campaign that promoted youth personal risk perception, condom acceptance, sexual partner reduction and mutual faithfulness with great impact. Within a year of the campaign the number of condoms distributed in Ghana rose from 6 million to 20 million.