The USAID-funded Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) – based at the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) – would like to acknowledge Cheryl Lettenmaier, Corinne Fordham and Ida Jooste for authoring this implementation kit with inputs from Nan Lewicky, Thomas Ofem, Darin Kongkasuriyachai, Harparkash Kaur, Henrietta Allen, Megan Litrell, Octave Moumpala, Paul Brewer, Philip Glikpo, and Thomas Woods. HC3 is greatly indebted to the Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization Technical Working Group, National Malaria Elimination Program, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) in Nigeria who spearheaded the SSFFC malaria medicine communication strategy upon which this toolkit drew much of its learnings. HC3 would also like to thank the participants of its Global Stakeholder Meeting, Abubakar Jimoh, Anna David, Christian Frederic Simplice Loko, Clarisse Gomez, Franck Pradier, Joan Schubert, Marium Qasier, Naana Yawson, Nogaye Ndoye Diop, Philip Glikpo, Rachel Hinder, Theresia Shirima, Thomas Amedero, Vincent Mensah, and William Mipps-Pappoe. HC3’s partner, Internews, developed the media tools and resources in the “Working with the Media” component of this implementation kit based on its experience working with the media in Nigeria. Photographs are property of Photoshare and Internews. HC3 also thanks Marla Shaivitz, Anna Ellis, Brandon Desiderio and Priya Parikh, for their editing support and layout and design assistance. Finally, HC3 extends its gratitude to Laurel Fain and Andrew Tompsett at PMI, to Janiere Pereira of the USAID Office of the Inspector General, to Lawrence Evans, Timothy Nwogu and Chimezie Anyakora of USP, and to the USAID/Nigeria for their invaluable guidance and support.
This Implementation Kit is made possible by the support of the American People through USAID and PMI. HC3 is supported by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, under Cooperative Agreement #AID-OAA-A-12-00058.