Men in Cote d'Ivoire aren't being tested for HIV because they are afraid of what the impact of a positive result would be on not only their health, but their family, work, social status and sexuality. But being tested is the only way to get treated -- and reduce the risk of the spread of the virus.
“If there is one thing we hope you take away from today, it is that stories are a powerful way to share knowledge, and research shows they evoke empathy, create trust and lead to action,” said CCP's Tara Sullivan.
The annual contest, recognizing the best in global health and development photography for more than a decade, is underway. Entry deadline is June 5.
Yekee, a longtime CCP staffer in Liberia, was beloved by her colleagues. “She was magnetic," one recalled. "She had a knack for bringing people together."
Now 80, Sabido began his career in EE decades ago when, as a television executive in Mexico, he wondered if the medium could be used to change people's behavior for the better.
Videos released for World Malaria Day tell the stories of the people who CCP's VectorWorks project and the Tanzanian government rely on to help them prevent malaria.
The 2018 International SBCC Summit closed Friday with excitement and inspiration and a commitment to do even better in the future to improve people’s lives around the world.
More than 1,150 people from 93 countries are gathering this week in Nusa Dua, Indonesia to discuss what works in social and behavior change communication and what the future of the field should look like.
If you are joining us at the SBCC Summit, please visit booths #32 and #33, where you can meet CCP staff and learn about our proven tools. CCP staff will also be presenting their work throughout the week.
A media campaign in Liberia increased the odds that young children with fevers quickly received appropriate malaria treatment.