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Using media to improve health
Health is fundamental to human wellbeing and social development. We believe that it depends not just on the absence of disease, but on physical, mental and social well-being. Read more about our health-related work.
How can drama deliver health over the airwaves? Research Manager Tim Cooper and actress Felicity Finch discuss how powerful storylines can change behaviour and save lives in Nigeria and Afghanistan.  Read more
Normalising condoms in India
Approximately 2.3 million people are living with HIV in India. We produced an award-winning public service advertising campaign to make condoms more acceptable across India.  Read more
Kimasomaso: speaking boldly about sexual health
This weekly radio programme broadcasts to 4.5 million young people in east Africa each week, providing accurate information about sexual and reproductive health.  Read more
Media campaign improves health in Cambodia
Working in partnership with the Cambodian government, Cambodian broadcasters and a range of international and local organisations, we produced a mass media campaign to help stop the spread of HIV and AIDS, improve care and support for people living with HIV, and improve the health of Cambodia's mothers and children.  Read more
Standing together against HIV and AIDS
We worked in a range of partnerships to produce a national, mass media campaign to encourage young people in Angola to protect their sexual health.  Read more
Using television, radio and film to stop HIV in Nigeria
We are working in partnership with a range of Nigerian broadcasters and media professionals to raise awareness and change behaviour around HIV and AIDS among young people in Nigeria.  Read more
Promoting sexual and reproductive health in Ethiopia
We are working in partnership with Ethiopian health workers, community leaders, not-for-profit organisations and the national broadcaster, Radio Ethiopia, to improve the sexual and reproductive health of young people in Ethiopia.  Read more
Mass media campaign to reduce HIV infection among youth in Vietnam
We are working in partnership with the Vietnamese government, Vietnam Television (VTV) and provincial radio stations to develop a national mass media campaign to raise awareness of the risk of HIV infection among young people, and to change attitudes towards people living with HIV and AIDS.  Read more
Mass media campaign changes attitudes to HIV in India
Working in partnership with the Government of India's National AIDS Control Programme and public broadcaster, Doordarshan, we produced a mass media campaign that promoted knowledge and changed the attitudes of millions of people in India to HIV and AIDS.  Read more
Jasoos Vijay - an HIV positive detective changes attitudes in India
We worked in partnership with the Government of India's National AIDS Control Programme and public broadcaster, Doordarshan, to produce an award-winning television drama about an HIV-positive detective. The last series alone reached over 70 million people in India.  Read more
Bollywood stars join hands against HIV and AIDS in India
Working in partnership with the Government of India’s National AIDS Control Programme and the public broadcaster, Doordarshan, we reached 50 million people in India with Haath se Haath Milaa ('Let's Join Hands'). Movie stars from the Hindi film industry joined hands with HIV and AIDS activists to raise awareness about HIV in the weekly television programme.  Read more
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