The Communication for Healthy Living initiative was implemented on a national scale as well as in underserved communities, using a full spectrum of communication approaches from mass media and publicity events, to community mobilization and empowerment, to client-provider counseling support.
This video explains the basics of HTSP in a short animated form.
Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies (HTSP) is an approach to helping couples time their pregnancies to occur during a mother’s healthiest years (ages 18-34) and space pregnancies by 3 to 5 years, improving both maternal and child health.
This web page offers basic information about HTSP, including:
- Target behaviors
- Information about age of women (teens, older women), and safety of becoming pregnant at that age
This comic book is based on the Season 3 story of the Shuga TV Series which was based that year in Nigeria. It tells the story of a young couple, and covers topics such as domestic violence, reproductive health, HIV, HIV testing, faithfulness, and multiple partners. It is meant to accompany the TV series.
This video offers practical and easy-to-understand information for young African women interested in using Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV. It presents PrEP as a "game-changer" in the lives of young African women, and explains how it works and how one should take it.
As part of the research for the Moyo ndi Mpamba campaign in Malawi, in March 2013, SSDI-Communication conducted research to find out the preferences of several of its platform campaigns by selected communities in the 3 regions of the country on the essential health package.
In Malawi, the Moyo ndi Mpamba project implemented a Music4Life initiative, through which musical artists were engaged to produce and perform songs that incorporated health messages.
This toolkit includes information, tools, materials, and reports from the Support for Service Delivery Integration (SSDI)-Communication project, implemented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) and partners in Malawi from 2011-2016.
The Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni (“Life is precious, take care of it”) campaign produced these materials for newlyweds. SSDI-Communication worked with the Ministry of Health and faith leaders to develop a booklet for young married couples (the Takunyadirani [“We Celebrate You”] booklet) containing messages on priority health topics especially re