• Recognizing Excellence in Health Communication
  • Communicating for better health
  • Creating opportunities for Knowledge exchange
  • Sharing Knowledge to improve lives
  • Strengthening capacity in health and development Communication
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Our Core activities

Annual Awards

The Awards recognize outstanding contributions made by organizations in strengthening and popularizing strategic communication as health & dev't tool. Read More

Annual Practicum

A blend of theory and practice, the Practicums provide a mechanism for learning and sharing practical experiences amongst health communication practitioners. Read More

Universities Program

AfriComNet partners with Universities and Training institutions in Africa to develop and offer short competence based courses in health and development communication. Read More

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management is a systematic practice of collecting information and connecting people to it so they can act effectively. Read More

AfriComNet Updates

Using Action Media to develop Communication Materials

To many people gathered at the Protea Hotel, Action Media was a new concept they barely understood or even heard of. Many were looking forward to understand how it works.

Kenya Chapter of AfriComNet launched with social media call

Social media can play a big role in increasing the effectiveness of strategic communication interventions for health and development. This was the overriding message to practitioners in a key note address by Prof Robert White, a University of Nairobi academic


Data use for decision making is every SBCC practitioner's role

Data interpretation/use for decision making is every Social and Behaviour Change Communication practitioner's responsibility and not just a role for Monitoring and Evaluation Officers.

Zimbabwe holds Springboard learning forum

Over seventy health communication practitioners met yesterday at the second Springboard event held at the Rainbow Hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe. Facilitated by SAfAIDS and AfriComNet, the forum focused on the theme "The Social Media Revolution – How Health Communicators can use social media in programming."