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Research Shows Sustainable Gains in Kenya and Uganda

Years after the population, health and environment program, new findings suggest many communities have continued to nurture the seeds planted.

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Stock Up on Frozen Peas: March Madness is Also Vasectomy Season

“There are worse ways to spend your time and take an active role in family planning,” says CCP’s Dominick Shattuck, in a commentary published in the Baltimore Sun.

‘I’d Do it For My Baby’

CCP research suggests ways to improve uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine, which was just approved in Côte d’Ivoire for pregnant women in January.

CCP Receives Additional $15.4 Million to Continue COVID Work

“We are proud to be able to continue serving people around the world who want to be protected from what is still a global pandemic,” says the director of the Breakthrough ACTION project.

Achieving Family Planning Equity Starts with a Power Analysis

“Conducting power analyses is only the beginning,” the authors write. “We also need to be transparent in socializing our findings and applying them to shift power imbalances.”

Study: TCI Co-Financing Model Works to Sustain Family Planning Gains

“The mechanism works,” says CCP’s Victor Igharo, who leads The Challenge Initiative in Nigeria, to enable donor and government involvement.

Beliefs About Bed Nets Correlated with Consistent Use in Malaria Prevention

To prevent malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, everyone inside the home must use nets every night, throughout the night, most or all of the year.

A Family Planning Chatbot for Youth in West Africa

CCP has developed a new family planning chatbot for young people, co-designed with youth from across nine West African countries.

Going Home with a Baby and a Diploma

With the “Monitor My Pregnancy” checklist developed by CCP and others, a program in Cote d’Ivoire helps women attend all pre-natal checkups.

When Creating New Family Planning Programs, ‘Failure Happens’

Our experiences with failure give us some of the greatest insights into how we can improve programs and services, but they aren’t often shared.

CCP Launches New Edition of Essential Family Planning Handbook

The new edition includes additional chapters including information on how to provide family planning services during a public health crisis.

In U.S., COVID-19 Brought Financial Worries, Delayed Health Care for Some 

“What this research shows is that strategies for pandemic response should include interventions to address financial barriers to health care as well as other financial impacts,” says CCP’s Tuo-Yen Tseng.  

Taking COVID Vaccines on the Road in Mozambique

For three weeks ending in October, vaccine caravans spread out across Mozambique with a mission: Giving adolescents ages 12 to 17 the opportunity to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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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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