Rx for Child Survival
In the Month of October 2005, the Rx for Child Survival campaign will collaborate with religious groups of all faiths and denominations to observe a month of Prayer for Child Survival. The month will include a number of simple activities including:
Saying a prayer for children;
Holding a prayer breakfast; preaching a sermon; inserting information about child survival in the bulletin;
Holding a press conference on child survival;
Organizing town hall meetings;
Writing letters to your Congressional representative;
Inviting a child survival expert to speak in your Church, Synagogue, Mosque or other places of worship;
Donating money to agencies that work on child survival;
Watching the six-hour primetime PBS television series Rx for Survival
A Global Health Challenge, co-produced by WGBH and Vulcan Productions, airing November 1-3, 2005.
For more information about how to participate, contact the Global Health Council Community and Faith-Based Organization program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-833-5900, ext. 3231. For more info, please visit here and www.globalhealth.org.
You might want youth to use the UN website, www.cyberschoolbus.un.org
They are collecting messages for peace.
Community and Faith-based Organization Outreach Coordinator
Global Health Council
1111 19th Street
Washington, DC 20036
202-833-5900, ext. 3231.
Rx for Child Survival Campaign
Community Coalition Evaluation
EVENT TRACKING REQUIREMENTS
Please maintain records of this information, as at the end of your Coalition effort (Spring 2006) we will ask you to respond to a short series of questions about your efforts and accomplishments.Included will be questions asking for descriptive detail about your activities and events.You will have the data needed to respond to these questions if you track the information described here.
DATA TO TRACK ABOUT EACH OUTREACH EVENT
1)Outreach Event Information
The next page of this document offers a one-page form to fill out for each outreach event conducted.Use one form for each event.Please keep completed forms for now.At a later date we will request all of the forms at once.
2)Event Participant Contact Information
At each event your coalition organizes and implements, we ask that you collect basic contact information from participants using the sign-in sheet on the third page of this document.Participants’ choice to provide contact information should be strictly voluntary.
We recognize that some events have already taken place and that you may not have participant information from those events.If you did collect names, please hold onto them.Moving forward, please use the attached form to collect this information.
We are requesting this information so our evaluator at Harvard University can contact participants at a later date for a follow-up survey.This survey is planned for early 2006.Your cooperation in collecting participant information will ensure that we can provide you with individualized survey results for your community.
You can personalize the attached form if desired, though we ask that you do not delete any categories of information requested.
Please collect and keep completed sign-in sheets for now.At a later date we will ask you to send us copies of the forms all at once.