Tag: family planning


CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn, right, asks a question of Tlaleng Mofokeng, a South African activist known as Dr. T. Photo: Sloane Prince

‘Everyone Has the Power of Our Own Voice’

For World Contraception Day, Tlaleng Mofokeng, a doctor and activist in South Africa, and CCP's Susan Krenn had a lively discussion of sexual and reproductive health, taboos and leadership.


A midwife in Lombok Timur, Indonesia, educates mothers about contraception using a flipchart.
© 2015 Harimawan Latif/JHCCP-Indonesia, Courtesy of Photoshare

Indonesian Government Adopts CCP Family Planning Model

Indonesia’s national family planning agency has adopted a program developed by CCP that has boosted the use of modern contraception in several regions of the country and is now scaling it up nationwide.


Madame Togo Kadiatou Mallé, president of Muso Yiriwa Ton, sells condoms in rural Mali. Photo: David J. Olson

From Hot Spots to Holy Places

Selling condoms and other health products as part of CCP's Keneya Jemu Kan project has helped provide a livelihood to a group of women in rural Mali. “It has become a source of life for many families,” says one seller.


Community members gather for a ribbon cutting at a clinic in Nigeria's Bauchi Stateafter a 72-hour Clinic Makeover.

CCP’s 72-Hour Clinic Makeovers ‘Going Global’

CCP’s Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative has performed more than 500 makeovers, transforming rundown and poorly functioning health clinics in a single weekend. And this unique model is now expanding.


"My Family Planning Guide," a distance learning app developed by CCP in Nigeria, is available in the Google Play store.

New Learning App Links Family Planning Providers Across Nigeria

“My Family Planning Guide” is a distance learning education mobile app designed by CCP in Nigeria to keep family planning service providers up-to-date on the newest types of modern contraception and strengthen interpersonal communication with clients.


A couple receives family planning counseling at a private medical facility in Nigeria in the months after the woman has given birth.

Boosting Family Planning After Pregnancy in Nigeria

Through a combination of strategies, CCP's project boosted the number of women adopting modern contraception after giving birth in 40 private health facilities by more than seven-fold in one year. The strategies are now being scaled up to an additional 200 private clinics over the next year.


Otuck WIlliam in the music video for the song he wrote, "We are Family," to promote modern family planning.

Music Video Gives Voice to Family Planning

A music video highlighting a group of musicians from around the world and directed by CCP premiered at Women Deliver this month. The audience loved it so much that they demanded an encore so they could keep dancing.


Research team members record a list of participant definitions of quality for family planning services in Niger.

Defining Quality Health Care in West Africa

A CCP-led research team in West Africa is exploring a new question: If people do travel to the nearest family planning clinic, do they have confidence that they’ll receive quality care?


A community social mobilizer reaches out to the people about family planning at a community in Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria. Photo courtesy of Photoshare

CCP Advocacy Work Leads to Nigerian Family Planning Law

In late April, after eight years of advocacy work by CCP, the House Assembly of Oyo State passed a bill requiring the state to fund family planning there. CCP staff hope other states will soon follow Oyo's lead.



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