World Contraception Day is an annual global campaign to improve awareness of modern contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.
CCP and Zambian health officials successfully engaged traditional leaders and worked with local radio stations to promote malaria-prevention behaviors, including indoor spraying for mosquitoes.
“Until we have a safe and effective vaccine, behavior change is the only tool we have to stem the spread of the virus," says CCP's Susan Krenn. "This COVID dashboard will help us more efficiently focus our behavior change efforts.”
Often, new mothers stop exclusive breastfeeding long before the recommended six months. A CCP project in DRC is trying to help women keep going.
Susan Rich has been involved with the CCP-led Nigeria Urban Reproductive Health Initiative since it began 10 years ago. In this Q&A, she reflects on a decade of NURHI as it comes to an end.
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.
CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION is conducting surveys about COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes and behaviors across many countries to inform messaging about the virus.
As Johns Hopkins University navigates the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new outreach effort is urging collective action. CCP is using its social and behavior change communication skills to help protect the health and safety of staff and students.
CCP has trained journalists on how to provide the best information to ensure the public understands all it can about COVID-19, including how it is spread and how people can best protect themselves.
CCP talks to Rodio Diallo of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who manages the Foundation's family planning portfolio in Nigeria, about the successes and sustainability of the work of the NURHI project, which ends this year.