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In an effort to reduce early child marriage by keeping girls in school, a CCP-led initiative provided remedial classes for Nepali students struggling due to COVID-related lockdown. In just four months, test scores increased by an average of 30 percentage points.
The Pitch, spearheaded by CCP’s Knowledge SUCCESS project, aims to find and fund creative knowledge management ideas for family planning.
When the Nepalese government gave decision-making authority to local governments, USAID asked CCP to help strengthen the new system as it was being created.
In 2012, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) embarked on a mission, backed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported by several international partners. As the leader of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative project (HC3), we set out to
Nepal’s “Parivar Niyojan, Smart Bancha Jeewan” (Family Planning Makes a Smart Life) campaign has won the prestigious Flame Award (Gold), recognizing it as the best Social Development and Corporate Social Responsibility campaign of 2017 in the Emerging Markets/South Asia category in the competition. The award
Behavioral economics is a rapidly growing area of study rooted in psychology, economics and behavioral sciences. A driving force behind the growth of behavioral economics has been its recent application to behaviors that affect health. The standard economic model assumes that people always make decisions
Entertainment education (EE) is an approach to social and behavior change communication (SBCC) where health and social messages are purposefully incorporated into entertaining programming. Today we’re celebrating radio, one of the most popular and powerful EE mediums. Radio remains one of the most accessed platforms
When it comes to nutrition in Nepal, the recently ended Suaahara project shows the power and impact that a campaign modeling a supportive mother-in-law can have on nutrition and health. Suaahara is a five-year USAID-funded project aimed at improving the nutrition of women and children
Does the saying “a rising tide lifts all boats” apply when it comes to health? This has been a key question in SBCC program design. For years, public health professionals believed that programs designed for the general population would equally benefit marginalized or disadvantaged groups,
Before two earthquakes destroyed thousands of homes and communities across Nepal, Aama (meaning “mother” in Nepali), star of the USAID-funded Bhanchhin Aama drama and call-in radio program, answered questions from new mothers about nutrition, sanitation and contraception. Post-earthquake, Aama is back on the air and her
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