This is a reference guide for family planning counseling of individuals, couples, and special groups by train VCT counselors. It lists various types of contraception, and then divides the audience by men, d women and couples and for each offers guidance depending on whether the individual being counseled is HIV positive or HIV negative.
For materials that are directed to couples, not just to men or to women.
On this page are several materials about No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) created by the RESPOND project for Hindi audiences (also translated into English):
These TV spots were aimed at improving the image of pharmacists in Egypt via the AskConsult project.
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 is a generic type poster that can be used to explain four key messages of HTSP: too young, too old, too close, too soon.
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.
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.