“My Family Planning Guide” is a distance learning education mobile app designed by CCP in Nigeria to keep family planning service providers up-to-date on the newest types of modern contraception and strengthen interpersonal communication with clients -- and help them gain insights from colleagues across the country through a chat room function.
A new CCP-led study found that targeting men, travelers and seasonal workers could accelerate elimination of malaria in Zanzibar.
Through a combination of strategies, CCP's project boosted the number of women adopting modern contraception after giving birth in 40 private health facilities by more than seven-fold in one year. The strategies are now being scaled up to an additional 200 private clinics over the next year.
A successful partnership aimed at using knowledge management to unite the response to HIV in the Caribbean will continue even after CCP's K4Health project ends in September.
A human-centered design process led by CCP helped researchers understand what people in Ghana want in the bed nets they use to prevent malaria. A new study explains how.
A music video highlighting a group of musicians from around the world and directed by CCP premiered at Women Deliver this month. The audience loved it so much that they demanded an encore so they could keep dancing.
"We’re using this cooking competition to encourage young people [in Bangladesh] to eat healthier foods and then to influence their families’ nutrition habits," says CCP's Patrick Coleman.
But the high rate of HIV infections, despite gold-standard care in the trial, is a call to action for improved HIV prevention and contraceptive choice for women that addresses social and structural factors influencing behavior.
In Cote d'Ivoire, CCP's research is designed to develop messaging that would help prevent the spread of the next outbreak of a zoonotic disease in West Africa – that is, a disease that can be spread from animals to humans.
A CCP-led research team in West Africa is exploring a new question: If people do travel to the nearest family planning clinic, do they have confidence that they’ll receive quality care?