“There’s a need for new tools to complement what’s already available and to protect people during times, and in settings, where people are at risk but net use is not feasible,” says CCP's April Monroe, who is part of the $33.7 million grant from Unitaid.
"Have vaccines become victims of their own success?" asks CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn. "Have we forgotten how many people used to become sick and die from these diseases?"
Following the recent rash of deaths, CCP quickly developed a new social media campaign and toolkit to reinforce the ABCDs of safe sleep and prevent more Baltimore babies from dying.
Asking a woman about her contraceptive preferences and providing information on all options may significantly improve the chances that she will adopt a long-acting family planning method, new CCP research suggests.
"A greater understanding of human behavior and the interaction of humans and mosquitoes is crucial if we are going to eliminate malaria,” says CCP's April Monroe.
"If it takes a company trying to sell razors to have an open dialogue about gender and appropriate male behavior, so be it," writes CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn.
“Ending stigma and discrimination is essential to halting the spread of HIV,” says CCP's Beth Mallalieu. The successful program was used in Mozambique.
Ujjiban, CCP's program in Bangladesh, is aiming to make conversations about sexual and reproductive health easier and less taboo for adolescents, giving them the information they need to make healthy decisions.
DHS has collected important health data through more than 300 surveys in more than 90 countries since 1984. CCP has been part of the project for 15 years.
“People who live along the lake don’t fish with mosquito nets because they want to," says CCP's Sara Berthe. "They do it because they are poor and hungry and mosquito nets are readily available.”