association h2n (h2n) is a mozambican non-governmental organization that offers innovative programs to expand community-based communication; works to disseminate effective messages for the promotion of public health; endeavors to promote gender equality; encourages youth engagement; facilitates civic participation; and supports early childhood development. h2n also works to improve health reporting in the media, promote inclusive media and aid the adoption and use of audiovisual tools and digital communication technologies.

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In close collaboration with the DPGCAS in Nampula, nine local associations and three community radio stations, h2n has been organizing the distribution of 1,000 water buckets (baldes com torneira) and large amounts of soap, bleach and other personal hygiene products to vulnerable groups in Nampula city this week. These groups include the elderly, disabled, widows, victims of domestic violence and

As part of a larger COVID-19 community communication effort financed by Norway, h2n is producing a daily news podcast and newssheet called Xipalapala Info that is shared with all the country’s community radio stations and broadcast several times per day by at least a third of them. In addition, the h2n team is producing radio spots and songs about the

As part of a broader COVID-19 community communication effort financed by Norway, h2n has been working with Mozambican artists over the last six weeks to produce music in Portuguese and local languages on pandemic themes, such as wearing masks, keeping distance, protecting the elderly and being stronger together. The songs are all original, recorded in studio and accompanied by music

As the corona virus pandemic continues to expand, the importance or implementing preventative measures is growing. The country is currently facing a dual challenge of disseminating accurate, timely and potentially lifesaving messages on the one hand and countering a steady flow of disinformation on the other. This challenge has been referred to by some as an infodemic. In partnership with

MAPUTO, 20 February 2020 – This week, h2n is celebrating its second anniversary as an independent Mozambican non-governmental organization. h2n is one of three organizations established under the USAID-funded Media Strengthening Program (MSP), which ended last year, to provide continuity, local ownership and cost effective program implementation. h2n is currently funded primarily by Norway and has staff in Maputo, Sofala, Nampula and Cabo Delgado. The