Advocacy and Social Mobilisation

Empowering Communications has devised and made significant contributions to advocacy, behaviour change communication and social mobilization strategies adopted by Ministries of Health in the following countries.

Angola, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Sao Tome-Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland and Uganda.
Topics of these advocacy, behaviour change, and social mobilization strategies have included: malaria elimination, malaria prevention, TB and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
Empowering Communications has also developed advocacy strategies for international audiences.  A sampling of these advocacy strategies follows:

  • WHO’s global advocacy strategy for a new policy and set of guidelines for TB Infection Control: An Advocacy Strategy for Adoption and Dissemination of the WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, Congregate Settings and Households: RECOMMENDED ACTIONS AT INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL LEVELS.
  • A draft Malaria in Pregnancy (MIP) advocacy strategy for the Roll Back Malaria MIP Working Group that was designed to promote both the in-country adoption of recommended MIP policies and their implementation.
    An advocacy guide for in-country resource mobilization to achieve the elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases.