Lifeology is an online platform and communication tool that engages broader audiences in science, health and research in a fun, accessible way. They do this via beautifully illustrated, science-backed, bite-sized “flashcard” courses.

5th July 2021 • comment

Several countries affected by COVID-19, have seen increases in levels of violence occurring in the home, including violence against children, intimate partner violence and violence against older people. This WHO brief dated 18 June 2020, compiles key actions that the health sector can undertake within a multisectoral response to prevent or mitigate interpersonal violence based on existing WHO guidance.

19th May 2021 • comment

The considerations presented in this document have been developed by the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Use as a series of messages that can be used in communications to support mental and psychosocial well-being in different target groups during the COVID-19 pandemic

19th May 2021 • comment

This project from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is developing a toolkit for MSF teams to harness social and digital technologies to better reach vulnerable displaced populations that face barriers in accessing health care. This toolkit is focussed on healthcare but will have useful insights for community engagement with health research.

19th May 2021 • comment

WHO's COVID-19 Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy, December 2020 - May 2021 is underpinned by a socio-behavioural trends analysis and builds on the learnings from the response to-date. The shift presented in the document is towards the community engagement and participatory approaches that have been proven to help control and eliminate outbreaks in the past.

18th May 2021 • comment

The COVID-19 Communication Network is a reliable site for social and behavior change (SBC) professionals, and other responders in need, to access and share high quality communication materials, tools and resources from global partners to address the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.

18th May 2021 • comment

Comminit.com aims to convene the communication and media development, social and behavioural change community for more effective local, national, and international development action. They have a dedicated COVID-19 hub with shared materials and knowledge

18th May 2021 • comment

The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has developed a hub to share our information, knowledge and resources about community engagement and accountability. Their COVID-19 area provides tools and resources to help incorporate community engagement and accountability into COVID-19 humanitarian operations

18th May 2021 • comment

The Compass is a curated collection of social and behavior change (SBC) resources. This special Trending Topic of SBC resources contains links to a vast array of data, infographics and guidance on topics such as risk communication, rumours and misinformation and stigma.

18th May 2021 • comment

This article shares documents on working with journalists and the media from the perspective of a research programme, including through Media Advisory Groups and a Journalists in Residence program

9th March 2021 • comment

Unicef's Vaccine Misinformation Management Field Guide was published in December 2020 and offers guidance for addressing a global infodemic and fostering demand for immunisation.

1st February 2021 • comment

Developed in Kenya, this toolkit can be used to support engagement with vaccine studies and particularly for COVID-19. These illustrated slides give a simplified scientific explanation of vaccine development, including the sequence and timeline for clinical studies, ethical review and randomisation.

18th November 2020 • comment

This short guide is designed to assist development and humanitarian agencies to think through how risk communication and community engagement activity related to Covid-19 can be carried out without face-to-face interaction with communities.

17th September 2020 • comment

This article introduces the ICA:UK's free resource library which is intended to support facilitation best practice.

17th September 2020 • comment

The NCPPE in collaboration with UK university scientists have created a guide on how to use social media effectively for public engagement.

16th September 2020 • comment

This guide from NCCPE in the UK draws on the expertise around online science engagement and aims to support the development of meaningful and valuable experiences online.

9th September 2020 • comment

Guide: Community Toolkit

by Mesh Editorial team
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10th August 2017 • comment