Apollo K.

Uganda

Summary

13 years experience in Social Behavior change communication. Great experience in designing and developing high impact health communication interventions. I have worked with top health Projects - GOAL Uganda on HIV/AIDS comprehensive project as SBCC specialist, USAID/STRIDES as Regional SBCC Specialist on a project to raise uptake of nutrition health behaviors and FP/RH behaviors targeting children U5, women in reproductive age, USAID/SPRING and currently USAID/Communication for Healthy communities - popularly known as "Obulamu?". Provided TA as an SBCC Advisor with USAID/SPRING to develop highly community nutrition interventions, and provided technical assistance to IPs and Community groups to increase uptake of health behaviors to reduce stunting and malnutrition among children U5 and pregnant women. Facilitated design, of a community driven campaign to promote uptake of nutritional behaviors. Currently working with USAID/ Communication for Health communities project as a Regional Communications officer, I provide technical support to IPs in development of SBCC interventions. Supported local structures to be able to generate and sustain demand. I have tremendous experience of working with District Health teams, implementing partners in strategic health communication. I have been key in development of communication materials and messages. I have worked with media houses to increase message saturation and dissemination to promote uptake of health services in areas of RMNCH, HIV/AIDS among others.

Experience

  • market research
  • reproductive health
  • usaid
  • community
  • international development
  • goal global
  • united states
  • uganda
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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