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.”
The Victoria and Albert Museum's “rapid response collecting” program has been acquiring contemporary objects since 2014. The emoji, championed by CCP, joins a host of other items that "reveal truths about how we live."
“Many men are not going into the health centers. Somehow you need to bring the test to them,” says CCP's Danielle Naugle. “We need to make it as easy as possible for them to be tested."
It’s a tough job ensuring that children around the world receive their recommended immunizations. A new toolkit is being designed to help.
"If we are serious about malaria control, it is abundantly clear that more [nets] need to be delivered than we are currently providing," writes CCP's Hannah Koenker.
We need to both change and stay the same. We need to use the lightning fast spread of information, just as people spreading false information do.
At the heart of each successful Population, Health and Environment program are the people who live in some of the most richly biodiverse places on the planet and who are working to preserve – or undo damage to – the unique locations they call home. CCP tells their stories.
Working with local partners to reduce the number of overdose deaths in Baltimore, CCP developed a three-fold message: Go slow. Never use alone. Carry naloxone.