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The Resources library enables the user to search for publications produced by C-Change, including our country programs. For additional resources, tools, and communication materials produced by the C-Change project, visit              C-Hub.

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Apr 01, 2011

Poster on use of gender scalesThis poster presents preliminary quantitative findings from a study in Tanzania on the effectiveness of radio programming addressing male gender norms in support of a community-based program that distributes contraceptives. The study explored the use of gender scales in predicting contraceptive use, including the Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale, and scales adapted from Demographic and Health Surveys: household decision-making, attitudes toward refusal of sex, and attitudes toward wife-beating. The potential programmatic implication is that, beyond human rights considerations, investments in promoting gender equity may contribute to increasing the use of contraception.

Mar 30, 2011

This research report and associated powerpoint present findings of an evaluation survey in Albania that assessed the impact on young university students of C-Change’s peer education program promoting modern family methods and the concurrent mass media campaign. 




Mar 25, 2011

SBCC Strategy TemplateThe SBCC Strategy Template was developed by C-Change/Namibia to assist the staff of NGOs in developed a working SBCC strategy for the programs they implement. The template is divided into three parts: program design, 2) program implementation, and 3) program monitoring and evaluation (M&E).





Mar 16, 2011

Capacity Strengthening in SBCC poster March2011C-Change presented a poster t the HIV Capacity Building Partners Summit in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2011, titled "Tailoring Capacity Strengthening Activities to Increase Skills in Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) that summarizes the project's approach to capacity strengthening for SBCC. The poster highlights the components of the Capacity Strengthening Toolkit (C-Modules, SBCC Framework, SBCC Capacity Assessment Tool, online courses with Ohio University and on USAID"s Global Health e-Learning website, Masters courses at the Center of Excellence at South Africa's University of Witwatersrand etc.).




Feb 08, 2011

 Success Story Malaria Prevention Kenya thumbnailC-Change is working in Kenya with funding from the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) to assist districts in western Kenya with  combating malaria. This Success Story details work being done to provide training in social and behavior change communication so that community health workers are better equipped to help communities prevent and control malaria. These activities by C-Change have led to a reduction in malaria cases for children under 5 and pregnant women, an increase in use of insecticide-treated nets, and an increase in the number of pregnant women seeking intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) to prevent malaria at health clinics.

Jan 03, 2011

Community Mobillizer's Guide thumbnailThe Community Conversation Toolkit (for HIV Prevention) was developed to mobilize adults aged 20 and above to take action for HIV prevention within their communities and is intended  to complement existing HIV prevention activities.



Oct 23, 2010

SBCC Framework

The SBCC Framework guides the work that C-Change does and outlines our approach to SBCC:

  1. SBCC is an interactive, researched, and planned process that aims at changing social norms as well as individual behaviors. 
  2. It uses a Socio-Ecological Model to find an effective tipping point for change, either addressing knowledge, skills, and motivation needed; desired modification for social and gender norms; or what would constitute an enabling environment for change.
  3. It operates through three key strategies: advocacy, social mobilization, and behavior change communication


Oct 01, 2010

VMMC Communication Guide thumbnailC-Change assisted development of the Nyanza Communication Guide, which operationalized the Kenya MC communication Strategy. This is part of a larger effort in which C-Change worked with the Government of Kenya (GOK) and other partners through the national and the provincial communication sub-committees on VMMC to develop the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Communication Toolkit, available on C-Hub. The materials in the toolkit are designed to create and sustain demand for MC and reinforce that, while MC reduces risk for men, it does not prevent HIV and must be combined with other prevention behaviors to be effective. For the communication materials that comprise the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Communication Toolkit, visit C-Hub.


Oct 01, 2010

Relationship: Intimacy without Risks coverThe Relationships: Intimacy Without Risk Community Dialogue program in Lesotho provides materials and guidance for facilitiating conversations among adults around HIV prevention, relationship issues, and multiple concurrent partners, and HIV prevention.





Jun 30, 2010

MCP picture codes in Namibia coverC-Change Namibia developed the MCP picture codes flip chart which field workers and volunteers are using to create conversations for behavior change that focus on the drivers of the HIV epidemic. Contents of the flip chart can form part of a comprehensive HIV behavior change curriculum or be used as a stand-alone material.


Namibia MCP Campaign Factsheet ThumbnailThe picture codes flip chart is part of the "Take Control" campaign, a national social and behavior change communication campaign that was developed by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology's Take Control partnership and supported by the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/USAID.