CCP Deputy Director Alice Payne Merritt is featured on this episode of the Public Health on Call podcast discussing the center's COVID messaging from around the world and sharing audio clips from radio and TV spots.
Using basic mobile phones, 60,000 Nigerians have dialed into a game where they can win points for their mastery of important maternal and child health information. This approach has drawn in a large number of men on a topic where it is often hard to engage them.
Public-private partnerships have opened up access to digital platforms that facilitate change and amplify outreach to much larger audiences, as the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs’ Breakthrough ACTION project has shown during the pandemic.
The findings, culled from surveys of more than 720,000 people in 23 countries, allow researchers, public health programmers and policymakers to see and respond to trends.
A social media campaign created by CCP and the Department of Health in the Philippines to help its citizens prevent the spread of COVID-19 wins a prestigious award. The Facebook page they created has reached 160 million people since it started in late March.
The global project is designed to promote awareness of, and equitable access to, safe surgery for women. The project will team up with local partners to improve childbirth outcomes and better meet people’s voluntary family planning needs.
CCP is working with the Baltimore City Health Department on a flu vaccination campaign. It is especially important for people to get their flu shots this year, given the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no vaccine for COVID-19.
A new release from the KAP COVID dashboard includes regional data on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors within the U.S. and India, two countries where COVID-19 case counts are the highest in the world.
In Indonesia and the Philippines, CCP is learning what COVID-19 information pharmacists lack and then providing them with tools and education they need.
When COVID-19 hit, a health call center in Mozambique couldn't keep up with demand. With the help of CCP and USAID, everyone can now get the answers they need.