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10 Sep 2018 description

The rainy season brings additional risks of diseases which are transmitted by mosquitoes, including malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya. The materials here are designed to raise awareness about the risks associated with mosquito-borne diseases and what people living in the camps can do to reduce those risks.

Audio messages (for loudspeakers in mosques and community spaces; and for use with hand mics):

21 May 2018 description
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Listener group feedback shows how the concerns among the Rohingya community are shifting over time. Trends suggest that good progress has been made in some areas, with concerns such as health issues related to mothers and children reducing over time, while there are other topics – for example safety and security – that appear to be of growing concern to the community.

03 May 2018 description
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BBC Media Action, Internews, and Translators Without Borders are working together to collect and collate feedback from communities affected by the Rohingya crisis. This summary aims to provide a snapshot of feedback received from Rohingya and host communities, to assist sectors to better plan and implement relief activities with communities’ needs and preferences in mind.

18 Apr 2016 description
report BBC Media Action
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Research Report

BBC Media Action has worked in Sierra Leone since 2007, using multiple platforms including radio, mobile, social media and interpersonal communication to address three key themes: governance and rights, health, and resilience and humanitarian response.

16 Aug 2015 description
report BBC Media Action

Mwanzo Bora seeks to improve maternal and child healthcare practices in the areas of antenatal care, exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding. A qualitative study in March 2015 showed that the PSAs produced by local radio stations with the support of BBC Media Action contributed to increasing knowledge on the importance of the recommended practices, to shift attitudes, especially amongst key influencers in the household, and resulted in positive shifts in uptake.

The project

08 Apr 2015 description
report BBC Media Action

Can radio drama improve child health and nutrition in Somalia?

People who listened to a radio drama and magazine programme about child health and nutrition in Somaliland knew more than non-listeners about how to prevent and treat children’s illnesses, and practised what they learned.

29 Aug 2014 description
report BBC Media Action

A couple of weeks ago in the middle of the night, phones started ringing across Sierra Leone. Despite the late hour, people were calling to pass on the latest rumour about Ebola – that bathing in salty hot water could protect you. By the next day, the rumour had swept across the whole country.