More than 1,150 people from 93 countries are gathering this week in Nusa Dua, Indonesia to discuss what works in social and behavior change communication and what the future of the field should look like.
If you are joining us at the SBCC Summit, please visit booths #32 and #33, where you can meet CCP staff and learn about our proven tools. CCP staff will also be presenting their work throughout the week.
A media campaign in Liberia increased the odds that young children with fevers quickly received appropriate malaria treatment.
“I have heard some girls saying, 'We now want guys who are circumcised, we no longer want the uncircumcised ones as they may have [HIV/AIDS]’,” one uncircumcised 16-year-old from Zimbabwe told researchers.
New CCP research suggests that women in districts where family planning was prioritized were significantly more likely to be using the modern contraceptive methods they wanted.
In rural Kenya in the mid-1990s, Rael Odengo had no running water, but the teen had a radio. The Youth Variety Show was her only way to get family planning information. Now, at CCP, she creates the kind of programs that shaped her youth.
Couples in Mali who spoke to one another about family planning were not only more likely to use modern contraception, but to adopt other healthy behaviors.
Some of the most rural parts of Nigeria have some of the lowest rates of contraceptive use not just in Africa, but in the entire world. A new intervention focusing on religious leaders hopes to change that.
With about 1.8 billion people in the world between the ages of 10 and 24 – the largest youth population ever – health programming needs to have a special focus on young people, making sure they have the most accurate and relevant information about HIV prevention, modern contraceptive methods and gender equality.
This three-week hands-on workshop is designed to hone participants’ communication skills in order to become stronger, more effective leaders in public health and development programs that create the kind of social and behavior change that saves lives.