In late April, after eight years of advocacy work by CCP, the House Assembly of Oyo State passed a bill requiring the state to fund family planning there. CCP staff hope other states will soon follow Oyo's lead.
“It’s normal to be beaten,” one woman in Senegal told researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs. CCP is trying to change that.
Zika isn't the threat it once was, but many of the recommended prevention behaviors are just as relevant for avoiding other mosquito-borne illnesses such as chikungunya and dengue. CCP has trained hundreds to spread the word.
One in four people surveyed in eastern Congo say they don’t believe Ebola is real. We need to find a way to rebuild that trust to be able to halt an outbreak that keeps spreading, says CCP's Susan Krenn.
In Guyana’s remote interior, one of the biggest threats to gold miners comes from one of the smallest sources: Mosquitoes carrying deadly malaria parasites. CCP is working to develop solutions.
There is a lot of optimism around the promise of artificial intelligence and its application to global health, says CCP's Marla Shaivitz.
The next International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit will be held in Morocco from March 30 to April 3, 2020. CCP leads the organizing committee.
Eighty churches around the city celebrated Precious Purple Sunday by raising awareness to prevent infant deaths. "Faith-based organizations are critical partners in the effort to educate Baltimore’s families about how to keep babies safe and healthy," says CCP's Amber Summers.
For more than a decade, David Alexander has managed CCP's Photoshare, a free editorial collection of more than 30,000 captioned global health and development photos, and has advocated for the role of photography in global health communication.
“Young people find programming that doesn’t involve play to be boring. They have very short attention spans," says CCP's Thomas Ofem. "This program is designed to get kids moving and learning at the same time.”