• Planning behaviour change communication (BCC) interventions: a practical handbook

    This handbook clarifies the concepts of behaviour change communication (BCC) interventions in the context of UNFPA programmes. Then followed by a brief presentation of some of the most common theoretical frameworks that serve to help gain an understanding of the processes that can influence health-related behaviours and a step-by-step guide on following a process or chain of events to plan, design, execute, monitor and evaluate BCC interventions. Download


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  • Are We There Yet? A Communications Evaluation Guide

    This guide is an evaluation strategy tool. It will be useful for those who already have a communication plan in place with clear objectives, messages, strategies and tactics. The guide walks users through a nine-step process for creating plans for monitoring and measuring their communications. Download


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  • Barriers to Family Planning Use in Malawi: Opportunities for Social and Behavior Change Communication

    The study was conducted to generate evidence to inform the development of effective social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategies and interventions to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and the uptake of modern FP methods in Malawi. The study findings highlight that while progress in FP knowledge and use has been made in study communities, there are several opportunities for SBCC interventions and other FP programs to improve FP acceptance and use. Download


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  • Family Life Education: Teaching Adults to Communicate With Youth from a Christian Perspective

    FHI 360 2007 The manual contains six workshops and a participant handbook designed for a Christian audience. Participants practice communication skills and learn factual information as linked to religious teachings and appropriate Bible verses. The manuals encourage open discussion about sexuality, reproductive health, and HIV in the context of faith communities. They provide a forum to clarify Christian values around these topics, while providing accurate technical information. They are not designed to promote religion. Download


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