Tag: Cote d’Ivoire

An infant is surrounded by a protective malaria bed net in Ghana. Photo: Arne Hoel/The World Bank

‘The Most Comprehensive Look at Malaria Behaviors You Will Find’

CCP's Malaria Behavior Surveys capture information gaps around the factors that influence the use of malaria prevention and treatments — and help governments create programs to fill them in. Three have been completed and a half-dozen more are in the pipeline.

A disabled woman with a mask and hand gel sits in the street near the market in Treichville, a working-class district in Abidjan, CĂ´te d'Ivoire. At the start of the pandemic, many people wore masks.Photo: Jennifer A. Patterson/International Labour Organization

Stigma Related to COVID-19 May Thwart Prevention Efforts

Ivorians interviewed in late 2020 say the threat of becoming sick from COVID-19 is low or gone entirely and they mock the need for masks. This concerns public health officials worried about a new wave of disease.

Four Countries, 12 COVID-19 Tests and 119 Days

Four Countries, 12 COVID-19 Tests and 119 Days

CCP's Anna McCartney-Melstad's move from Africa to Fiji turned into an unimaginable odyssey thanks to COVID-19. The trip took four months, a dozen COVID tests and quarantine under armed guard.

A peer navigator delivers antiretroviral medication to a patient living with HIV in Cote d'Ivoire.

Pandemic Brings Special Delivery for People Living with HIV

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the most common way to get antiretroviral therapy in Côte d’Ivoire was to go to the health center every month. Now, CCP is bringing it directly to the homes of people living with HIV.

A member of Brothers for Life in Cote d'Ivoire

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.

Sanogo Fanhatama, right, shares what it is like to live with HIV in Cote d'Ivoire. He was diagnosed in 2013.

Study: Fear Keeps Men from HIV Testing

The primary barrier to getting men in Cote d’Ivoire tested for HIV is fear – fear not of the disease itself, but of the social and economic consequences that a positive diagnosis could bring, new CCP research suggests.

A group of SBCC practitioners graduates from a leadership in strategic communication workshop led by CCP in Dosso, Niger, in June.

CCP Boosts SBCC Skills Across French-Speaking Africa

Since May, CCP has conducted four two-week leadership workshops in French-speaking countries (Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar and Niger), training 155 participants thus far. Another session is scheduled for Cameroon in December.

A barber in Cote d'Ivoire shared information about HIV testing with his clients.

Looking at HIV Treatment with a New Lens

Research suggests that comprehensively considering how HIV threatens many aspects of men’s lives – instead of just their health – could help more men initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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