Fitri Putjuk, the longtime country representative for CCP in Indonesia, won the Staff Practice Award for Excellence in International Public Health Practice from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Allowing recent successes in access and uptake of modern family planning to falter during the COVID-19 pandemic could have serious long-term consequences, says CCP's Joanna Skinner.
In low- and middle-income countries, it's hard to follow COVID-19 guidance on handwashing and social distancing when you lack soap and water and room to spread out. “Different messages and strategies will be needed ... to slow the spread of disease,” says CCP's Erica Nybro.
"What we don't want to do is to incite fear," says CCP's Kathryn Bertram, in a Q&A where she talks COVID-19, communication and tailoring messages and nudges for communities worldwide.
CCP has received a $35 million, five-year award from USAID for an innovative integrated social and behavior change project in Uganda.
Through the CCP-led program Merci Mon Héros (which means “thank you, my hero” in French), young people in Africa are producing videos that thank their parents, friends and others who helped them through reproductive health challenges.
On the latest episode of Public Health on Call, a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health podcast focused on the coronavirus pandemic, CCP’s executive director talks about how communication can combat fear if it’s credible, transparent and timely.
Fred Rariewa, who joined CCP in 2017, comes from a unique place in the development world: His training is in business, while most of CCP’s staff comes from public health and health communication.
USAID has awarded $4 million to CCP to help nine countries with communication and community engagement activities to prepare for and respond to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreading across the world.
The coronavirus pandemic has put the business of risk communication front and center. CCP's Susan Krenn lays out some best practices.