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Dads Helping Dads

A new CCP video helps young dads learn from those who have been in their shoes. “This models that even good dads have missteps along the way and that the most important thing is to learn from those and try to move forward,” says CCP's Tina Suliman.


CCP Earns Five-Year, $40 Million Bed Nets Contract

CCP Earns Five-Year, $40 Million Bed Nets Contract

USAID and its U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative have awarded the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs a five-year, $40-million contract to distribute insecticide-treated mosquito nets to the residents of Tanzania and Zanzibar.


Mercy, a class 6 student at Don Bosco Private Primary School in Central Region, Ghana, with the long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LLIN) she received through the 2016 Ghana Primary School LLIN distribution campaign.
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Funding Malaria Elimination Means Large Return on Investment

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.


Nurses receive education in classrooms, but a new app will help them get continuing medical education credits online.

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.


NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success in Nigeria

NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success in Nigeria

“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.”


CCP and COVID-19: By the Numbers

CCP and COVID-19: By the Numbers

Breakthrough ACTION’s COVID-19 response is lending its expertise in 22 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, working on everything from setting up rumor tracking systems to developing social media campaigns to preparing messages for telephone hotlines.



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