CCP News


A woman in Uganda shops for an insecticide-treated bed nets. Photo: Bonnie Gillespie, Courtesy of Photoshare

Who Buys Mosquito Nets?

While most treated bed nets are supplied for free by international donors, new CCP-led research shows that some people will buy nets if they need them and suggests that targeted retail markets could help supplement mass distribution in the future.


Social mobilizers talk about the benefits of family planning during a neighborhood campaign in Nigeria. Photo: Victoria Mohammed

TCI Making Great Strides in Nigeria

In the 10 states Nigerian where The Challenge Initiative is active, more than half a million women have adopted modern contraception in the program's first three years. CCP leads the program in Nigeria.


CCP’s Top Five Blog Posts of 2019

CCP’s Top Five Blog Posts of 2019

We look back at some of the top stories we told about CCP in 2019, and look forward to sharing more of CCP's great work in the new year.


In the DRC's North Kivu region, health workers register people who to be vaccinated against Ebola. Photo: Vincent Tremeau/World Bank

CCP Brings Important Ebola Messages to DRC

To help cut through misinformation and rumors surrounding the second-largest Ebola outbreak ever in the world, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs has developed messages for a national health hotline available to anyone in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


A girl and a baby stand near a mosquito net set up by her family to allow them to both sleep outside and be protected from malaria. © 2018 Sola Fagbemi/Center for Communication and Social Impact

Rethinking Mosquito Net Use in Ghana

Encouraging more people to sleep under treated bed nets in malaria-endemic Ghana isn’t just about handing out more nets, new CCP-led research suggests.


Attendees at one of CCP's malaria roadshows watch a mosquito net hanging demonstration. Photo: Tsega Berhanu

Taking Malaria Education on the Road in Ethiopia

CCP has been turning market days into malaria education days in several regions of Ethiopia, bringing its “malaria roadshow” into town to spread the word about malaria prevention and treatment.


‘You See that Your Work Counts for Something’

‘You See that Your Work Counts for Something’

CCP's Victor Igharo has been named one of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders which recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide. He directs The Challenge Initiative in Nigeria.



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