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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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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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Men’s Mental Health Challenged Globally During COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers, led by CCP, have found that more than one-third of men globally have reported feelings of anxiety and depression during pandemic.

Engaging Religious Leaders to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination

CCP is working with religious leaders in Africa to help bring an end to the COVID pandemic that is entering its third year.

Philippines Readies for Back-to-School with COVID Prevention Campaign

With most schools in the Philippines closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 and distance learning challenged by a number of factors, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs-led Breakthrough ACTION project is working with the government to get children ready …

New Award Puts Ethiopian Youth in the Driver’s Seat

CCP is part of a new five-year, $60 million, USAID-funded Integrated Youth Activities (IYA) project led by Amref Health Africa to help empower young people in Ethiopia with the knowledge and skills they need to live successful lives.

Rapid Research Results Aim to Boost COVID-19 Vaccinations

CCP used technology to quickly assess attitudes and barriers to COVID-19 vaccinations — and to respond with new messages to increase vaccine uptake.

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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