Funding for Malaria Elimination Would Bring Big Returns
A new CCP study finds that eliminating malaria in Ghana would cost $961 million over the next decade, but would prevent 85.5 million cases, save 4,500 lives and avert $2.2 billion in health care expenditures. Finding the money to pay for that will be an enormous challenge.
A New Way to Educate Health Care Workers Abroad
Many of CCP's tools, resources and online classes will soon have new life as continuing education courses for frontline health workers in more than 40 low- and-middle income countries around the world.
Côte d’Ivoire Call Center Tackles COVID-19 Rumors
CCP's Breakthrough ACTION project put in place a rumor tracking system in Côte d'Ivoire to aid in future public health crises. When COVID-19 hit, the country was ready to respond.
NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success
“Ten years ago, we set off to make family planning a social norm in Nigeria,” says Susan Krenn, CCP’s executive director. “Not only have we achieved that hand-in-hand with our government partners, we celebrate the end of NURHI knowing that what we have started will continue on.”
Only 2/3 of Mosquito Bites Prevented by Treated Nets
Current interventions in place to protect people from malaria – most notably insecticide-treated mosquito nets and indoor spraying – work well, but new CCP research suggests that, in many places, more is needed to eliminate the threat.
CCP and COVID-19: By the Numbers
CCP's Breakthrough ACTION is lending its expertise in 22 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, helping families and communities protect themselves by preventing the transmission of COVID-19. This is a snapshot of our pandemic work.
Telling Quarantine Stories Via Twitter in the Philippines
In the Philippines, CCP has created a Twitter account to build connections by having people share bite-sized stories about how they are coping during these unprecedented times caused by the pandemic.