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This marks the first time CCP has received special funds to address monkeypox, a public health emergency of international concern.
The additional money will be for work in 12 countries in Africa and Asia to promote the use of COVID-19 vaccines to help end the pandemic.
Instead of rising during the pandemic to slow the spread of COVID-19, new CCP research finds that handwashing rates actually fell in parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
CCP will use the additional funds to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and prepare for future pandemics in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
In rural Ghana, places where there aren’t even radio signals, CCP relies on people whose homes are outfitted with loudspeakers and microphones to share COVID-19 messages with the community.
Health officials are concerned that monkeys in Ghana could infect humans with deadly diseases or viruses that may not even exist yet. These fears take on new meaning in COVID-19 era.
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.
Counting dogs in the nation’s Upper West region is the first step toward conducting a rabies vaccination campaign there in September, with the goal of eliminating rabies in Ghana by 2030.
An ambitious CCP proposal to bring eyeglasses to people who need them in four African countries is in the running for a $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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.
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