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Going Home with a Baby and a Diploma

Aminata, a mother of five in southern Côte d’Ivoire, expected her sixth pregnancy would be no different than the others. She would attend a few antenatal care appointments at her local health center, and with the help of a local midwife, she would give birth …

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Radio Programs Spread Crucial Malaria Information in Nigeria

A CCP initiative is helping inform community broadcasters who share health information with their listeners.

Three Insights to Help Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Research conducted under CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION project is beginning to understand and target demand-side barriers to improve acceptance and uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine.

With Malaria, ‘We Need to Be Problem Solvers’

“The global malaria community is at an inflection point,” say authors of a new commentary. A shift in mindset is urgently needed.”

Building a Bridge to Boost Health Clinic Visits in Nigeria

When rains kept women from pre-natal visits and delivering their babies at the health clinic, CCP worked with local authorities who gathered resources to build a bridge over the flooding.

CCP Teams to Share Successes in Improving Confidence in COVID Vaccines

Two CCP teams – from Bangladesh and Côte d’Ivoire – will present their COVID-related work at a global virtual meeting on generating demand for COVID-19 vaccines.

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In Côte d’Ivoire, ‘Get Vaccinated Before Hitting the Road’

During a recent holiday, CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION project educated travelers in Côte d’Ivoire about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines – and provided free vaccinations at bus terminals and festivals for those interested.

New Malaria Threat Requires New Action in Africa

“Anopheles stephensi is a threat to the successes we have made to control and, in some places, eliminate malaria,” says CCP’s April Monroe.

USAID Awards CCP Additional Millions for COVID Vaccine Support

CCP will receive $9.5 million to continue its work promoting COVID-19 vaccine uptake and acceptance in Asia and Africa.

When Mosquito Nets are Scarce, Who Uses One?

In Malawi, young boys from about 5 to 15 are less likely than their family members to sleep with an insecticide-treated bed net designed to protect them from mosquitoes carrying the parasite that causes malaria.

Five Innovations Share $250,000 in Family Planning Pitch Competition

The Pitch, spearheaded by CCP’s Knowledge SUCCESS project, aims to find and fund creative knowledge management ideas for family planning.

CCP’s Storey Wins Public Health Practice Award

Douglas Storey is being honored with the 2021-22 Excellence in International Public Health Practice award from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for his work on the COVID-19 Behaviors Dashboard.

War, COVID-19 Taking Toll on Ukrainians, Survey Finds

Many people living in Ukraine – and the countries on its borders – are reporting symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as food and financial insecurity, feelings that have risen to new heights since Russia started its war with Ukraine at the end of February. 

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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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