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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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'This Has Made My Work Easier'

Testing everyone for malaria who comes to the clinic with a fever could be a game changer for overburdened health systems dealing with malaria. A new testing protocol in Nigeria was developed by CCP.

malaria
‘This Has Made My Work Easier’

Testing everyone for malaria who comes to the clinic with a fever could be a game changer for overburdened health systems dealing with malaria. A new testing protocol in Nigeria was developed by CCP.

CCP Earns Five-Year, $40 Million Bed Nets Contract

USAID and its U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative have awarded the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs a five-year, $40-million contract to distribute insecticide-treated mosquito nets to the residents of Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Funding Malaria Elimination Means Large Return on Investment

A new CCP study finds that eliminating malaria in Ghana would cost $961 million over the next decade, but would prevent 85.5 million cases, save 4,500 lives and avert $2.2 billion in health care expenditures. Finding the money to pay for that will be an enormous challenge.

NURHI
NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success in Nigeria

“Ten years ago, we set off to make family planning a social norm in Nigeria,” says Susan Krenn, CCP’s executive director. “Not only have we achieved that hand-in-hand with our government partners, we celebrate the end of NURHI knowing that what we have started will continue on.”

malaria
Malaria Study: Only Two-Thirds of Mosquito Bites Prevented by Treated Nets

Current interventions in place to protect people from malaria – most notably insecticide-treated mosquito nets and indoor spraying – work well, but new CCP research suggests that, in many places, more is needed to eliminate the threat.

HIV
Program Keeps Men with HIV in Treatment

New CCP-led research suggests that a program devoted to encouraging men to be tested for HIV successfully pivoted to include support for men who test positive and ushering them into treatment.

Intersexions
CCP Drama Intersexions Gets New Life on Netflix

Viewers across Africa can now watch CCP’s highly-rated, Peabody Award-winning TV series about HIV on Netflix.

‘She … does not take no for an answer’

Fitri Putjuk, the longtime country representative for CCP in Indonesia, won the Staff Practice Award for Excellence in International Public Health Practice from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

COVID-19
Family Planning Still Needed During Pandemic

Allowing recent successes in access and uptake of modern family planning to falter during the COVID-19 pandemic could have serious long-term consequences, says CCP’s Joanna Skinner.

stories
Young People Gain from Sharing Family Planning Stories

Providing an opportunity for young people to publicly share their personal stories about family planning can help elevate their visibility, motivate them and instill confidence and pride in their work, according to a small new CCP study.

family planning
Ten Defining Family Planning Achievements of the Decade

CCP’s Knowledge SUCCESS project reflects on 10 defining achievements that have shaped family planning programs and services over the past decade.

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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