With the ultimate aim of increasing Nigeria’s TB case detection rate, the CCP-led research team set out to put themselves in the shoes of their end users. They interviewed more than 240 people over three weeks.
Springboard, the online community for social and behavior change professionals, has a fresh look. Improved features make it easier than ever to find new SBC resources, learn new skills and connect with others in the field.
The new five-year USAID-funded program – called ReachHealth – is designed to help communities in the Pacific nation reduce unmet needs for family planning and decrease teen pregnancy rates.
Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.
In the words of the editor, the issue “attempts to capture the excitement and dynamism of the Summit, while presenting some of the evidence and lessons learned in SBCC and E-E that were shared at the Summit.” CCP was the lead organizer of the event.
Without clean water and proper sanitation, many Zambian fishermen and their families are at serious risk for cholera. A joint research study supported by CCP aims to find better ways to protect them.
Indonesian adolescents have few places to turn for quality information about sexual and reproductive health. A new website aims to address that.
CCP staff members share some of their memories of working at the leader in social and behavior change and tell us what inspires them to do what they do.
As the United Nations holds a high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases, Susan Krenn talks of the need to focus on diseases caused by lifestyle choices, which CCP's approaches are particularly well-suited to tackle.
“It’s quick and it’s easy. It reduces work for health workers and improves the client’s experience at the same time,” says CCP's Thomas Ofem. “It’s making decisions in real time and getting results.”