|Health Communication Professional: Patrick Coleman
Bio: Patrick L. Coleman has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago in Social Sciences with an emphasis in social development communication. Over the last twenty-eight years he has worked in more than 50 countries in health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, agriculture, education and women in development. He is one of the worldwide pioneers in the use of entertainment for educational purposes (Enter-Educate).
Pick Info: Patrick's picks are the See You at 7 video and facilitator's guide developed by DramAide as part of its Mobilising Young Men to Care project in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. "These are great tools for engaging young men and developing awareness about appropriate roles and responsibilities;" says Coleman, " they have been very effective in mobilising young men to become activists for gender responsibility and in encouraging young people to talk openly about HIV/AIDS."