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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.


NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success in Nigeria

NURHI Ends After Decade of Family Planning Success in Nigeria

“Ten years ago, we set off to make family planning a social norm in Nigeria,” says Susan Krenn, CCP’s executive director. “Not only have we achieved that hand-in-hand with our government partners, we celebrate the end of NURHI knowing that what we have started will continue on.”


‘She … does not take no for an answer’

‘She … does not take no for an answer’

Fitri Putjuk, the longtime country representative for CCP in Indonesia, won the Staff Practice Award for Excellence in International Public Health Practice from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


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Family Planning Still Needed During Pandemic

Allowing recent successes in access and uptake of modern family planning to falter during the COVID-19 pandemic could have serious long-term consequences, says CCP's Joanna Skinner.


Daizie Muzira is a student in Uganda who volunteers at Youth Equality Center, which advocates for youth sexual and reproductive health. Her story appeared in FP Voices.

Young People Gain from Sharing Family Planning Stories

Providing an opportunity for young people to publicly share their personal stories about family planning can help elevate their visibility, motivate them and instill confidence and pride in their work, according to a small new CCP study.


Social mobilizers talk about the benefits of family planning during a neighborhood campaign in Nigeria. Photo: Victoria Mohammed

TCI Making Great Strides in Nigeria

In the 10 states Nigerian where The Challenge Initiative is active, more than half a million women have adopted modern contraception in the program's first three years. CCP leads the program in Nigeria.



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