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While couple communication is a key to uptake of modern contraception in Ethiopia, researchers say such communication is hindered by gender norms that ultimately let the man be the primary decision maker.
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.
In Ethiopia, there are more than 1.7 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). CCP set out to help some of them understand the dangers of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. But first, the IDPs had bigger concerns such as food, water and shelter.
Most studies of pre-term birth – the leading cause of infant mortality around the world – have focused on complications that occur in health facilities in the high-income countries. A unique new study conducted by CCP looks at risk factors that start long before delivery.
CCP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia, is leading week-long media trainings throughout the country designed to empower and educate journalists in advance of national elections in mid-2021.
CCP has been turning market days into malaria education days in several regions of Ethiopia, bringing its “malaria roadshow” into town to spread the word about malaria prevention and treatment.
“Many rural women in Ethiopia aren’t open to modern family planning until they have more than four children,” says CCP’s Habtamu Tamene.
At the heart of each successful Population, Health and Environment program are the people who live in some of the most richly biodiverse places on the planet and who are working to preserve – or undo damage to – the unique locations they call home. CCP tells their stories.
CCP Executive Director Susan Krenn joined HE Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, Minister of Health in Ethiopia, and Ramona El Hamzaoui, Acting Mission Director for USAID Ethiopia, to announce the launch of a multiplatform social and behavior change communication (SBCC) project, Communication for Health, to be based
Betengna, the first radio program in Ethiopia to feature the true stories of people living with HIV, celebrated its seventh anniversary at the end of September. “I am so happy to have told my story. I have felt strengthened and empowered from doing so,” stated
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