CCP's Victor Igharo has been named one of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders which recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide. He directs The Challenge Initiative in Nigeria.
CCP has developed a new tool for parents of Indonesian teens designed to help them navigate uncomfortable conversations with their children about sexual and reproductive health.
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.
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.
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.
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” 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.
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.
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.
But the high rate of HIV infections, despite gold-standard care in the trial, is a call to action for improved HIV prevention and contraceptive choice for women that addresses social and structural factors influencing behavior.