Effective Behaviour Change Communication Strategies in Public Health (Jul 9 -12, 2019)

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Effective Behaviour Change Communication Strategies in Public Health (Jul 9 -12, 2019)

Time: July 9, 2019 at 10am to July 12, 2019 at 5pm
Location: Indian Institute of Public Health- Delhi, PHFI
Street: Plot 47, Sector 44, Institutional Area
City/Town: Gurgaon, Haryana
Website or Map: http://www.phfi.org
Phone: +91 124 4722900
Event Type: workshop/, training
Organized By: Indian Institute of Public Health- Delhi, PHFI
Latest Activity: Apr 12

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Event Description

The objective of this workshop is to enhance the health communication skills of those who work in the area of Behaviour Change Communication (BCC), Development Communication, Advocacy and other allied fields to strategically utilize key tools of BCC, advocacy and media engagement so as to support the achievement of key milestones as part of the health response. Supporting communities in enhancing health-seeking behaviours and facilitating the decision-making people need to do in order to be or become healthy, keeping people informed on important public health issues and basic health care services, counselling for behaviour change and awareness and knowledge-building on key national health programs would be addressed through the workshop. Using participatory, adult-learning techniques and a specially designed training manual, the trainer will focus on providing hands-on health communication skills within the larger context of national health programs and global perspectives.

Contents:

  • The Fundamentals of Health Communication and   Behaviour Change
  • Creating Impact through Strategic and planned Health Literacy Programs (including Impact Evaluation)
  • Communities and Communication: Assessments, Participation, Ownership, Grass- roots Communication
  • The Health Communication Toolbox (Ways to Tell the  Story and Communicating for Impact)

Who should attend: This workshop is suitable for development and public health professionals involved in designing and managing behaviour change initiatives within government programs or through civil society and private initiatives. It is expected to be beneficial for District Media Experts, IEC (Information-Education-Communication) Officers, mid-level Health and Population Officers, National Program Managers, District Health Officials, Medical Officers, State Program Managers, and other such personnel charged with the responsibility of rolling out and implementing health awareness, education and promotion activities at district/state/national/regional levels. It would also be suitable for staff of non-governmental organisations handling BCC efforts in the community, or managers of civil society programs with strong BCC components.

Fee:

Indian National: 8000 INR per participant 

Foreign National: 16000 INR per participant

For any further information please contact key person Ms. Tanuja Bhandari at trainings@iiphd.org

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