"We’re using this cooking competition to encourage young people [in Bangladesh] to eat healthier foods and then to influence their families’ nutrition habits," says CCP's Patrick Coleman.
But the high rate of HIV infections, despite gold-standard care in the trial, is a call to action for improved HIV prevention and contraceptive choice for women that addresses social and structural factors influencing behavior.
In Cote d'Ivoire, CCP's research is designed to develop messaging that would help prevent the spread of the next outbreak of a zoonotic disease in West Africa – that is, a disease that can be spread from animals to humans.
A CCP-led research team in West Africa is exploring a new question: If people do travel to the nearest family planning clinic, do they have confidence that they’ll receive quality care?
Four in 10 young children in Zambia are stunted, or too short for their age, primarily the result of malnutrition. CCP developed a portable growth monitoring chart for caregivers to monitor their children and take action, if necessary.
A new health journal in East Africa, created with the help of CCP's K4Health project, has been developed and nurtured and is ready to strike out on its own.
CCP's Susan Krenn sits down with model and activist Christy Turlington Burns to discuss the barriers and opportunities she sees in her work with pregnant women and mothers in the U.S. and around the world.
A CCP project increased five-fold the number of men in two Mozambican provinces undergoing circumcision in just two years. Circumcision is an HIV prevention strategy.
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.