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Approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries - The Campbell Collaboration
Behavioural Insights at the United Nations - Achieving Agenda 2030 | The Communication Initiative Network
As noted here, common principles underlie and unify many key features of human behaviour. A quick guide - "SIMPLER" - articulates a set of common "nudges" that can be used to improve programme outcomes and efficiency: Social influence - e.g., persuade by referencing peers Implementation prompts - e.g., establish steps to desired action Mandated deadlines - e.g., make deadlines prominent Personalisation - e.g., use name, not generic greeting Loss aversion - e.g., emphasise losses, not just gains Ease - e.g., reduce steps in a process Reminders - e.g., use phone calls, texts, postcards
Translation Is not Enough: Cultural Adaptation of Health Communication Materials | The Health Communication Network
Making Content Meaningful: A Guide to Adapting Existing Global Health Content for Different Audiences | The Health Communication Network
The effectiveness of social marketing in global health: a systematic review
Accelerator Behaviors - Enable Behaviors. Accelerate Results. Save Lives.
The global community is committed to preventing the deaths of millions of mothers and children by 2020. USAID identified 10 Accelerator Behaviors that would get us there faster if practiced widely in 24 priority countries. Use this site to find out how to integrate Accelerator Behaviors into your health programming.
Lessons of Risk Communication and Health Promotion — West Africa and United States | MMWR
The Narrative Project user guide | Bond
Earlier this year, a group of organisations who work together on global equity issues asked a question: can the public conversation about global development be changed to foster a more positive understanding of the issues? To find a new approach, these organisations created The Narrative Project: a research and communications effort focused on changing the development narrative in the United Kingdom, United States, France and Germany. The user guide is designed to be an informative tool for communicators and advocates who want to apply The Narrative Project approach to their own messages and content.
The Facebook-Loving Farmers of Myanmar - The Atlantic
Five Studies: How Behavioral Science Can Help in International Development - Pacific Standard
Condom ad from Kenya
Social Media for Development | Can social media help save the world?
One Powerful Illustration Shows Exactly What's Wrong With How the West Talks About Ebola - Mic
Social Media Guide for CSOs | U.S. Agency for International Development
International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants
Development Impact and You
Practical tools to trigger & support social innovation
Pay as you go sim with data Wiki
MethodLogical: Endorsed by the Dermatological Society of Nepal
The weirdest people in the world?
PSFK presents the Future Of Health Report for UNICEF - PSFK
Postcards from Hell - By Elizabeth Dickinson | Foreign Policy
Celebrity stunts of altruism are killing livelihoods in Africa | Project Diaspora
euronews | The latest International News from a European perspective
HealthMap | Global disease alert map
Map of Social Networks Popularity Around The World Timeline | the Oxyweb Blog
World Social Marketing Conference 08 Keynote Session Presentations
Google Earth Outreach - Showcase: Public Health
Entertainment-Education for Better Health (pdf)
great intro/case for EE - international focus
Communication for Better Health
Population Reports issue on effective health communication for international family planning progs
Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use (pdf)
Report from MobileActive.org
World Affairs Journal - Winter 2008: In This Issue
Study Abroad Links - Search Engine and Directory
Volunteers for Peace (Work Camps)
Centro Nacional de Voluntarios - Chile GREAT program
Wanted in Rome :: Accommodation in Rome, bed and breakfast, room and flat shares, property for sale, jobs vacant and what's on europe
English language jobs, for example!
Sweet summer jobs for travel-loving students - SmarterTravel.com
Franchising Health Care as a Business Model for Social Marketing
Craig Lefebvre beat me to posting on this, and did a better job of it than I would have.
How not to be a cultural knucklehead in a global business world
Great tips from Pamela Slim (and in the comments) on things to remember when working with people from other countries
Latin America Travel
The Giving Carnival: Edition One
Collected posts on the theme of Gatesgate (as dubbed, I believe, by Allison Fine) - the recent revelations that some of the Gates Foundation's investments run counter to its philanthropic work
PSFK: How The Mobile Phone Is Changing Africa
Quote: "Everywhere I go I see the phone as a cause of progress, creating economic development and social change."
What to Pack - travel packing list for backpacking travel (what to take)
Improving Public Health for the Poor — HBS Working Knowledge
On using the microfinance model to improve health care options for the poor (thanks to Mike Newton-Ward for the link)
Raising Awareness: 1000 ways to help nonprofit philanthropy
"An online repository of information around humanitarian and social causes, with the intent of creating a place where people can both get motivated to act on them and find immediate, varied tips on how to do it."
Benefits, Exclusions, Repatriation, and Evacuation :: Health Travel Guide :: BootsnAll Theme Guides
GUide to travel health policy
Best Bets for Volunteering Abroad
Just because something cool happens daily on 1/6 of the Earths surface