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Population Services International (PSI): Creating Public Awareness on IYCF and Pneumonia Through Radio

Optimal infant and young child feeding (IYCF) ensures young children the best possible way to start life. Breastfeeding is undoubtedly nature’s way of nurturing the child and creates a bond between the mother and the child. Child malnutrition, however, is a huge public health problem in Somalia, negatively affecting the growth, development, and survival of…

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The Somalia Stabilization Initiative: Interactive theater for community & government interaction

The Somalia Stabilization Initiative (SSI) is working in Jubbaland State and South West State to help extend the presence of effective state authority in the regions and strengthen reconciliation initiatives. Working with SSI,  Star Media Development Centre (SMDC) conducted an interactive theater in Warmahan, Wanlaweyn and Tixsiile in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle region  to help…

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Somalia Stability Fund: Providing strategic communications support for the government

To build trust between the Somali government and citizens, the Somalia Stability Fund (SSF) worked with SMDC to increase communications between government and Somali citizens. This strategic communications support was also aimed at increasing collaboration and trust between different levels of government, particularly between the federal government, Federal Member States (FMS) and district administrations. SMDC…

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GIZ: Fish for nutrition media campaign project in Kismayo, Somalia

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ is implementing a Fish for Nutrition Project (FNP) to improve Food and Nutrition Security of Vulnerable Population in Kismayo, Somalia through Access to Fishery Products. In 2018, SMDC was GIZ’s media partner and conducted an awareness campaign in the southern Somalia coastal city of Kismayo to raise…

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IOM Somalia: Building radio studios in southern Somalia

In 2018, Star Media Development Centre (SMDC) supplied, delivered and installed radio equipment and studios in different locations in Somalia; including a power supply and antenna mast for Radio Baidoa, Barawe remote transmitter and production facility and Hudur remote transmitter and production facility, Mogadishu remote transmitter and Afmadow remote transmitter and production facility. The supply,…

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