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Using Digital Technology to Reach More Children with Immunizations

So-called real-time monitoring can assist teams in low- and middle-income countries by monitoring their progress, tracking supplies and seeing where there may be pockets of children being missed in hard-to-reach areas.

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Using Digital Technology to Reach More Children with Immunizations

So-called real-time monitoring can assist teams in low- and middle-income countries by monitoring their progress, tracking supplies and seeing where there may be pockets of children being missed in hard-to-reach areas.

IDPs
In Ethiopia, ‘We Believed People Wanted to Change’

In Ethiopia, there are more than 1.7 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). CCP set out to help some of them understand the dangers of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. But first, the IDPs had bigger concerns such as food, water and shelter.

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CCP Awards Nearly $200,000 to Knowledge Management Innovations

With the excitement and suspense of the television show “Shark Tank,” CCP’s Knowledge SUCCESS project chose four winners from a field of 80 contestants in a global competition to find and fund creative knowledge management ideas for family planning.

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CCP ‘Taught us How to Come Together’

“Before now, women didn’t come for” prenatal care, says Hauwa’u Ango, the treasurer of the Ward Development Committee in Yarbese. “But now they are, and not only in Yarbese but even from [far-flung] villages.”

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Introducing FP Insight: A New Way to Discover and Curate Family Planning Information

CCP’s new FP insight tool, designed by and for members of the family planning and reproductive health community, is inspired by Pinterest and other social media apps to spark creativity and learning by sharing resources and ideas about family planning.

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‘Take Courage and Take the Vaccine’

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs’ Didier Kangudie volunteered to get a COVID-19 vaccine, even while many people in his country were very reluctant to get theirs. As chief of party for CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION project in the Democratic Republic of Congo, he found …

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How to ‘Get the Facts About the Vax’

CCP has designed and launched a website for the Johns Hopkins community – and beyond – to provide research-driven, up-to-date information on COVID-19 to help people make informed decisions about getting vaccinated.

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Real-time Rumor Tracking Helps Spread Truth over Misinformation

“Developing methods to track, prioritize and respond to harmful rumors is an important step in implementing social and behavior change interventions during public health emergencies,” says CCP’s Natalie Tibbels, MSPH, the lead author of a new journal article.

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‘I Will Be One of the Examples’

CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION Liberia project has created health clubs for adolescent boys and girls designed to reduce the high teen pregnancy rate there.

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Black Maternal Mortality: ‘It is Racism, not Race’

CCP’s Tina Suliman writes: “The maternal mortality crisis in the United States emphasizes the truth behind this declaration: It is racism, not race, that is killing America’s Black mothers and babies.”

With COVID-19 Crisis Raging in India, CCP Adds Resources

CCP has created a special section of the COVID-19 Communication Network website with social and behavior change resources devoted to combating the current emergency in India.

New CCP Study Links Harmful Gender Norms to Pre-Term Births

Most studies of pre-term birth – the leading cause of infant mortality around the world – have focused on complications that occur in health facilities in the high-income countries. A unique new study conducted by CCP looks at risk factors that start long before delivery.

Project Spotlight

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CCP Joins New $40 Million Safe Surgery Project

The global project is designed to promote awareness of, and equitable access to, safe surgery for women. The project will team up with local partners to improve childbirth outcomes and better meet people’s voluntary family planning needs.

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