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Schoolchildren receive free bed nets during a distribution in Tanzania.
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Fewer Malaria Nets, Lower Costs, More Protection

“The idea of replacing mass campaigns with yearly school net distributions was pretty revolutionary, frankly," says CCP's Hannah Koenker. "It hadn’t ever been tried on such a large scale."

Lebogang Ramafoko, CEO of the Soul City Institute and a member of the SBCC Summit Secretariat, speaks at one of the sessions.

SBCC Summit Shares Declaration from April Event

“This Summit has confirmed the vitality, dynamism, evolution and maturity of our field of practice,” the declaration states. “We return home more united and more committed to people-centered development than ever.”

Bringing Nigerian Health Clinics Back to Life in 72 Hours

Bringing Nigerian Health Clinics Back to Life in 72 Hours

After each clinic makeover, the use of modern family planning services there increased significantly. Renovating the environment makes it more appealing, cleaner and motivates clients to seek care at the facility.

Bright Stars Create A Bright Future in Pakistani Province

Bright Stars Create A Bright Future in Pakistani Province

Over the course of five years, the CCP-led Health Communication Component developed a suite of tools to support front line health workers, led numerous trainings with community outreach and contributed thought leadership in the area of community health. Overall, HCC touched the lives of more than two million people residing in Sindh province.

CCP's Alice Payne Merritt addresses a recent U.S. State Department event entitled Mission Mosquito.

Using Communication to Zap Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Experts, including some from CCP, came together for Mission Mosquito, a global health security and public communication forum hosted by the U.S. Department of State, which sought to address how innovative health communication approaches and partnerships can help improve responses to mosquito-borne diseases.

A member of Brothers for Life in Cote d'Ivoire

‘Being Diagnosed with HIV Threatens Everything Men Hold Dear’

Men in Cote d'Ivoire aren't being tested for HIV because they are afraid of what the impact of a positive result would be on not only their health, but their family, work, social status and sexuality. But being tested is the only way to get treated -- and reduce the risk of the spread of the virus.

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