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New Online Learning Platform on Social and Behavior Change Launches

SBC Learning Central, created by CCP and partners, now offers 10 free, self-paced social and behavior change courses in English and French, and will double its offerings by the end of 2023.

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Knowledge Management Innovators Awarded $150,000 for Youth Reproductive Health Programs

Since 2020, The Pitch has supported 12 exciting innovations led by local and regional institutions, giving out $600,000 to organizations in Asia and Africa.

Shopkeepers Turned Ambassadors Pitch COVID Vaccination to Their Communities

A CCP-led program trains local shopkeepers in Bangladesh to be sources of not just supplies but information, notably on COVID-19 vaccination.

How to Manage a New Malaria Mosquito in Africa

New guidance offers aid to manage Anopheles stephensi, a malaria-carrying species new to Africa that behaves differently than the ones it is used to fighting.

New Malaria Behavior Survey Dashboard ‘Like a Swiss Army Knife’

“This new visual, interactive dashboard is so important,” says CCP’s Mike Toso. “Now, program planners can pull up exactly what they need to understand, on their phone, in seconds.”

‘Local Leaders are Crucial in Helping Communities … in the Fight Against Malaria’

PMI and the CCP-led Breakthrough ACTION project created a toolkit to train faith leaders about how they can encourage malaria prevention.

Increasing Tests, Reducing Unnecessary Treatment for Malaria

Not all fevers are malaria, but CCP interventions in Nigeria aim to get everyone with a fever tested and treated, and to look deeper into cases of those with negative tests.

Connecting New Parents to Essentials in Baltimore

To help new moms and dads, CCP is part of a state grant to B’more for Healthy Babies to coordinate their needs during pregnancy and beyond.

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.

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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