Work with the Behavior Change Communication Advisor (BCCA) to coordinate the development of BCC/IEC/media materials for the state program and also work closely with the local Implementing Agencies (IAs) to design and deliver communications interventions for behavior change to target groups across the state.
Disseminate IEC messages to improve mothers' awareness of the risk of malaria during pregnancy and promote the use of IPTp during various phases of pregnancy.
Foster individual and community mobilization through both proven and innovative implementation of key campaign messages, including proper and consistent LLIN use and maintenance; comprehension and use of ACTs; and increased use of ANC services.
Conduct IEC/BCC activities at the health facility and community level as appropriate to ensure maximum local impact and education.
Work as lead or co-trainer at BCC-related workshops at state level.
Review and comment on print and electronic media materials including scripts, posters, leaflets, video/audio recordings.
Monitor and supervise the production of print and electronic media materials with all MAPS partners at the state level.
Work with the State Coordinator/ BCCA to coordinate appropriate BCC TA for the state program activities, NGOs and other state level allies.
Contribute to work plans, sub agreements, budgets, pipelines, technical reports, and deliverables.
Work with the BCCA, State Coordinator and other technical and program staff to conduct BCC needs assessment and assist with designing, pretesting and finalizing drafts of BCC materials.
Work with the BCCA, State Coordinator to identify consultants, process consultant contract letters and develop their SOW for BCC activities.
Collaborate closely with the M&E staff to ensure the documentation of BCC effects on target audiences as well as key lessons from project activities.
Develop and submit monthly report of MAPS’ BCC activities in the state.
Implement behavior change strategies and plans on malaria prevention and intervention in Zamfara state.
In collaboration with the National Primary Development Health care agency (NPDHCA) identified and strengthen community structures like the Ward Development Committee on conducting community dialogues, IPCs and dramas in various communities of Zamfara state.
Conduct community dialogues with various WDCs/VDCs on malaria intervention in liaison with the state malaria control program.
Carry out advocacy visits to various policy makers on procurement of various malaria commodities
Sensitization of religious and traditional leaders on mainstreaming malaria messages in the state.
In collaboration with RBM office successfully established an ACSM core group in the state and adapted the national ASCM strategy to state.
Carry out targeted interpersonal communication activities guided by the BCC communication strategy.
Carry out the role of Public Relations at community level to create a positive image of the organization and expand its networks.
Conducted media appearances on malaria prevention and interventions
Volunteer with VSO/British Council in Kaduna/Brighton on HIV/AIDS: Prevention and Cure