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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Gender Fellowships provide mentorship and growth opportunities for young female journalists

The Gender Fellowship program for emerging journalists, which h2n implements in collaboration with Midia Lab, provides mentorship and growth opportunities for young female journalists. The program selects, supports, accompanies, and mentors a group of journalists through a structured nine-month professional development process spent mostly with participating media outlets. “With this program, we aim to strengthen the position of female journalists […]

In virtual visit, Canadian Minister of Development participates in SRHR roundtable

As part of a virtual visit to Mozambique this week by the Honorable Karina Gould, Canadian Minister for International Development, a roundtable on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mozambique took place yesterday afternoon. The online meeting, which included High Commissioner Caroline Delany and participants from UNFPA and NGOs working on SRHR in Mozambique, covered gender equality, rights, education […]

Canada launches communication and advocacy project to advance gender equality

Yesterday morning, Canadian High Commissioner Caroline Delany officially launched Project Asas, a multi-year communication project funded by Canada and implemented by h2n that aims to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in Mozambique. Pursuing a multi-channel, multi-layered communication strategy, h2n will advance social and behavior change for gender equality through mass media, television, community radio and community engagement. “The project […]

h2n and partners launch USAID Coragem in support of community radios

In Nampula this morning, representatives of USAID, h2n, project partners and the provincial government launched the CORAGEM project, a $6 million initiative funded by USAID that is designed to support community radios in the four northern provinces by strengthening radio journalism, sustainability and engagement. “We aim to help radio stations operate a high technical level, with financial stability and community […]

Mobile Video Unit enhances social and behavior change communication in Nampula

With a new Mobile Video Unit (MVU) having arrived in Nampula to support social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities on Transform Nutrition, a multi-year project funded by USAID and implemented by ADPP and partners, including h2n, a community-based communication channel is being added to project activities. The MVU has three large LED screens and can easily be moved to […]

Covid-19 communication efforts evolve to focus more strongly on the quality of information

Since the beginning of the year, h2n has been working with community radio stations across the country to address Covid-19 issues from new angles in order to assist the stations to provide high-quality information and address the concerns of their listeners. A major push in this effort has been a series of trainings aimed at overcoming myths and misperceptions related […]

Association h2n marks 3-year anniversary today

Association h2n (h2n) is a Mozambican NGO that was registered three years ago today, as a successor organization to the USAID-funded Media Strengthening Program (MSP) implemented between 2012 and 2019. MSP staff members also established two other organizations, Midia Lab (journalism training and media development) and TV Surdo (inclusive media and advocacy for persons with disability). h2n focuses on five […]

h2n works with PATH on video and radio content for early childhood development

Cognitive and emotional stimulation through parent involvement and appropriate nutrition in the first years of life may determine the future trajectory of a child’s development. Acquiring learning through the school system can be a challenge at the best of times, but has been even more difficult during the pandemic as schools have closed down for an extended period of time. […]

Podcasts help increase awareness of TB across 50 districts and nationwide

As part of the Local TB Response project, which is funded by USAID and led by ADPP, h2n has been developing and expanding new communication approaches to increase awareness of all aspects of the TB lifecycle from diagnostics to treatment. The five-year project seeks to expand the TB response in 50 districts in Sofala, Tete, Zambezia and Nampula provinces in […]

h2n and Midia Lab work with OSISA to improve information flow related to IDP

With a new agreement that was signed with OSISA this morning, h2n and Midia Lab, two local organizations working closely together, will work to increase attention to the plight of internally displaced persons (IDP) in Cabo Delgado through the production of a series of video documentaries and several other mechanisms. Recent estimates suggest that more than 400,000 people are now […]