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Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.


Journal Issue Devoted to 2018 SBCC Summit

Journal Issue Devoted to 2018 SBCC Summit

In the words of the editor, the issue “attempts to capture the excitement and dynamism of the Summit, while presenting some of the evidence and lessons learned in SBCC and E-E that were shared at the Summit.” CCP was the lead organizer of the event.


Cholera vaccine trials based in the Waya Health Clinic District in the Lukanga region of Zambia, Sponsored by John Hopkins University, DOVE project  in partnership with CIRDRZ,  Traveled to the Lukanga Swamp where many of the volunteers work as fishermen, went with Friday Mawape, 47 and Osward Musenge, 43, They visited a fisherman's hut to see how they are smoking fish, ask about how they get water and where they go to the bathroom, they also talk to them about the cholera trials.  Many of the fishermen stay in the swamp for month or at a time
Friday is in blue and in the foreground, he is helping the fisherman get water from the swamp.

Not a Safe Drop to Drink

Without clean water and proper sanitation, many Zambian fishermen and their families are at serious risk for cholera. A joint research study supported by CCP aims to find better ways to protect them.


CCP Turns 30!

CCP Turns 30!

CCP staff members share some of their memories of working at the leader in social and behavior change and tell us what inspires them to do what they do.


A man paints a girl's face as part of a campaign to prevent cigarette smoking in India. © 2008 Saurabh Mittal, Courtesy of Photoshare

Now is the Time to Focus on NCDs

As the United Nations holds a high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases, Susan Krenn talks of the need to focus on diseases caused by lifestyle choices, which CCP's approaches are particularly well-suited to tackle.


Credit: Aphelandra Messer

Museum Adds Mosquito Emoji to its Collection

The Victoria and Albert Museum's “rapid response collecting” program has been acquiring contemporary objects since 2014. The emoji, championed by CCP, joins a host of other items that "reveal truths about how we live."


CCP Begins HIV Self-Testing in Côte d’Ivoire

CCP Begins HIV Self-Testing in Côte d’Ivoire

“Many men are not going into the health centers. Somehow you need to bring the test to them,” says CCP's Danielle Naugle. “We need to make it as easy as possible for them to be tested."



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