Advocacy and communication

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  • Services should be made accessible to disadvantaged women and maintain high levels of confidentiality and respect. Based on conditions of the country, specific region, or population being targeted innovative approaches to screening through self-sampling, service delivery through mobile clinics, or a combination of the two may be tested and utilized if proven effective.

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  • The overall theme was to identify obstacles standing between men and their participation in reproductive health and to examine strategies for overcoming these obstacles. Another cen- tral theme was to encourage men’s participation in reproductive health by building on men’s decision-making traditions in French-speaking African countries.

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  • In addition to reducing the risks and costs associated with multiple births, insurance coverage for infertility would provide oversight and quality controls. Payers, both public and private, generally set eligibility criteria for who may receive or perform certain procedures. Such criteria could recommend a limit on the number of embryos transferred in ART. The most efficient method to accomplish this would be to require adherence to ASRM guidelines, which are updated periodically.

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  • This campaign would then be expanded upon by celebrity advocacy. Roberts had seen the power of celebrities – from musicians to actors – in her corporate work. They had the ability to generate passion amongst their followers, generate buzz in the media and attract donors. She believed she could work with diverse celebrities across the celebrity structure and harness this incredibly powerful marketing tool to promote YouthAIDS to a broad audience.

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  • The NLSS was followed by the Nepal Labor Force Survey (NLFS), the first of its kind carried out by the CBS during 1998/99 with technical support from the International Labor Organization (ILO) through funding made available by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), providing comprehensive information on employment statistics. In January 2000 the Household Consumption Survey of Rural Nepal (HCSRN) was planned and launched, utilizing government resources and internal technical capability.

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  • Clear the Air is a joint project of three leading air quality groups: the Clean Air Task Force, National Environmental Trust and U.S. PIRG Education Fund. The Clean Air Task Force is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring clean air and healthy environments through scientific research, public education and legal advocacy. The National Environmental Trust was established in 1994 as a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to applying modern communications and public education techniques to environmental education and advocacy. The U.S.

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  • This upcoming two year masters program aims to promote health systems and public health research and implementing solutions in institutional and fi eld settings. It will prepare health professionals to work in socially, culturally and economically diverse populations by being attentive to needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. It will work towards imparting qualities of leadership among public health professionals and eff ectively use communication skills for health advocacy.

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  • Various health, education, and youth organisations and adolescence researchers have defined and categorised key skills in different ways. Despite these differences, experts and practitioners agree that the term “life skills” typically includes the skills listed in the preceding definition. To these we have added advocacy skills, because they are important in personal and collective efforts to make a strong case for behaviours and conditions that are conducive to health. (For a case study on advocacy skills, see Section 2.2).

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  • The purpose of advocacy, communication, and community mobilization is to empower individuals to make informed decisions on programme design and service utilization. It is essential to engage community and professional groups to ensure community participation and acceptance. Informing target audiences regarding key messages on cervical cancer prevention should be done well in advance of programme introduction. United Nations organizations and other technical experts should increase advocacy efforts and awareness to reach country level staff and partners....

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  • Fertility decline of high-risk groups and use of safe menstrual regulation (MR) provided by the government undoubtedly also contribute to the reduced MMR. Many women in Bangladesh now enjoy access to menstrual regulation (MR) services to avoid unwanted pregnancies. Though studies on MR have found it to be generally safe, it raised concerns regarding the technical training and skills of the service providers. Approximately 71,800 women are hospitalized each year due to complications from unsafe procedure.

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  • On World Pneumonia Day, advocates came together to encourage donors, policymakers, health care professionals and the general public to increase efforts to fight pneumonia. From rallies in the street and house-to-house outreach to media events and panel discussions with political leaders, the 2011 effort engaged new audiences and worked to ensure that child pneumonia was a priority issue in communities around the world. Advocacy in India Centers on Raising Awareness A fifth of India’s deaths in children under age five were due to pneumonia in 2008.

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  • ARC

    The Advocacy and Resources Corporation is a not-for-profit corporation that has a services division, the ARC, and a manufacturing division, ARC-diversified. ARC-diversified produces a dry baking mix, dry milk, and cooking oil that is mostly bought by the government to fill military contracts. This is a multi-million dollar operation. Eighty percent of the facility’s employees have a disability. The ARC’s goal is to help those in the community that society fails to.

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  • Communities can play a lead role in assessing and reducing community-level advertising and marketing of unhealthy foods. Important lessons regarding community-based research and advocacy to address marketing of unhealthy products can be borrowed from the alcohol and tobacco control movements. Community-based efforts to decrease excessive advertising and availability of alcohol and tobacco products, particularly in low-income communities, provide a useful case study in how communities can influence marketing practices. ...

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  • The Portfolio Review found that social funds projects that respond to emergency situations through the rapid creation of employment oppor- tunities are likely to achieve their objectives. The design of such social funds projects reflects their emergency nature well. The Portfolio Re- view did not, therefore, dwell on this cohort of social funds projects.

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  • Both international and national agencies have invested in women's programs for almost a decade, and several offer sound field-based experience and have qualified female staff, who worked illegally under burqas and with mahrams throughout the years of women's exclusion from all public life. Such women today represent a new category of working women, many of whom have the important experience of working effectively in rural areas.

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  • The committee is grateful for the contribution of participants at its three public meetings. The presentations and discussions at these meeting were valuable in informing the committee about relevant research findings, issues of interest in the research community, the perspectives of advocacy organizations, and the concerns of individuals with breast cancer and their families. The agendas for these meetings appear in Appendix A.

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  • How can the obstacles to men’s participation be overcome? How can policy-makers and program managers encourage men’s participation? Most people who have studied the sub- ject agree that the two major avenues to increasing men’s participation are communication and advocacy.

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  • This book is about the promises and failures of community mental health. It is also about hope and recovery. During the past 50 years, the treatment of persons with serious mental illness has undergone a radical transformation. Significant advances in research and the influence of a growing consumer advocacy movement are forcefully shaping a brave new world in community mental health. At the same time, tremendous suffering persists for those afflicted by serious mental illness.

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  • The reason behind this marketing interest is twofold. First, marketers recognize the increasing importance of the Internet and of consumers that are active in online communities. Almquist and Roberts (2000, p. 18) found that the major factor influencing positive brand equity for one brand over another is consumer advocacy. Online communities are places in which consumers often partake in discussions whose goals include attempts to inform and influence fellow consumers about products and brands (Kozinets 1999, Muniz and O’Guinn 2001).

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  • In Africa music is a powerful mode of communication, transcending national borders, cul - tures, and languages. Men’s attention can be attracted by using an entertainment format— the “enter-educate” approach—which has proved effective in many countries. The term Enter-Educate is a contraction of the words entertainment and education and describes any communication presentation that delivers a pro-social educational message in an entertain- ment format.

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