Video Game Helps Children Choose Healthier Foods
Food choices made by kids in India improved after they played a mobile game where avatars fight robots that represent unhealthy foods, new research suggests. CCP"s Uttara Bharath Kumar helped conduct the research.
COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Falling Globally, in U.S.
The percentage of people globally who say they will get a COVID-19 vaccine has fallen in recent weeks, even as tens of millions of doses have been administered around the world, new survey data disseminated by CCP suggests.
‘Social Norms are the Unwritten Rules'
Lisa Cobb, one of the authors of CCP's new social norm tool, sits down with CCP's Stephanie Desmon to discuss the importance of understanding social norms in creating behavior change.
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION
CCP Program Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy in Zambia
Teen pregnancy is a massive problem in Zambia. Breakthrough ACTION is working to help adolescents access modern contraception and to improve their trust in health care providers.
Stigma Related to COVID-19 May Thwart Prevention
Ivorians interviewed in late 2020 say the threat of becoming sick from COVID-19 is low or gone entirely and they mock the need for masks. This concerns public health officials worried about a new wave of the disease hitting Africa.
CCP Trains Media in Ethiopia to Cover Upcoming Elections
CCP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia, is leading week-long media trainings throughout the country designed to empower and educate journalists in advance of national elections in mid-2021.
Thoko Mwapasa, 1976-2021
Thoko Mwapasa, CCP's Chief of Party in Malawi, died on January 22 due to complications from COVID-19. She was 44. "Thoko still had so much to do and contribute," says CCP's Dana Loll.