Although KM activities for global health programs have been well documented, with tremendous guidance and training materials developed to support the integration of KM within global health programming, there has been less documentation and guidance around embedding KM specifically within organizations working in global health.
This course on the TCI University Toolkit website focuses on adapting program approaches and tools. It lists reasons why to use adaptation, benefits of adaptation, and outlines the steps in implementing an adapted program approach.
Medical Aid Films is a nonprofit using film and innovative media to transform the health and wellbeing of women and children around the world. In this brief article, Medical Aid Films Content Development Manager Josie Gallo describes a partnership project with GE Healthcare, which required the adaptation of 10-to-15-minute-films to new 5-minute versions, by essentially focusing on key concepts and simplifying level of detail. The films were also adapted to a southeast Asian context. Gallo shares details of the process and lessons learned.
This two-minute and 30-second animated video is included in the Storytelling module as a storytelling example. It features Alem Mekonnen, an environmental and health advocate from Ethiopia, who talks about the moment she realized the intimate connection between people, health, and the environment.
This three-minute and 30-second video is included in the Storytelling module as an example of creative storytelling. On 13th February 2015, Public Health Ambassadors Uganda, with support from AHF Uganda Cares, commemorated the International Condom Day 2015 with the theme #CondomAreCool. More 77,000 condoms were distributed during the "Because I Wrap It" Flash Mob at Ham Shopping Grounds along Nakivuubo place road in Kampala.
This two-minute audio clip is included in the Storytelling module as a storytelling example. Anne Purfield and Michelle Dynes are epidemiologists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).They both volunteered to spend several weeks in Sierra Leone, responding to the Ebola outbreak there. When they returned to the U.S., they came to StoryCorps to talk about what they had seen.
A training session presentation on the art of storytelling. By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
•Articulate the value of using stories and storytelling for knowledge management •Understand qualities of an effective story •Conduct & record an interview •Take compelling photos •Identify opportunities to capture stories or use storytelling in your work
This handout is useful in applying a range of KM approaches, particularly those that involve, web writing, publishing, and communication. What do people need to know when they start writing for the Web? Managing knowledge effectively includes putting knowledge and experience into forms that other people can find, absorb, and apply in their own work. A web page or blog post that is clearly written, scannable, and low in jargon will be more useful to more people.