Tag: family planning

CCP Program Changing Health Behaviors in DRC

CCP Program Changing Health Behaviors in DRC

A survey of people living in rural Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) found that more men appear to be accompanying their pregnant wives to prenatal care appointments since a CCP health campaign launched in 2020.

A couple learns about contraception choices at a wellness day event in Zambia, sponsored by CCP.

Vasectomy Underused as Family Planning Method

Vasectomy is a safe and cost-effective family planning option, but accounts for just 1.2 percent of contraceptive use in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new advocacy document created by CCP.

A teenager gets his blood pressure checked at an adolescent wellness day event in Zambia.

Reducing Teen Pregnancy in Zambia

Teen pregnancy is a huge issue in Zambia. Breakthrough ACTION is working to help adolescents access modern contraception and to improve their trust in health care providers.

Photo: Yagazie Emezi/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

CCP Featured at Virtual Family Planning Forum

Several from CCP will help moderate the virtual #NotWithoutFP Forum, which will focus on universal health coverage for family planning and the impact of COVID-19 on the sexual and reproductive health community.

Head antenatal nurse Margie Harriet Egessa providing antenatal counseling and checkups for a group of pregnant women at Mukujju clinic in Uganda. Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

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.

Susan Rich

A Q&A with ‘Godmother’ of NURHI

Susan Rich has been involved with the CCP-led Nigeria Urban Reproductive Health Initiative since it began 10 years ago. In this Q&A, she reflects on a decade of NURHI as it comes to an end.

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