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Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.


CCP's Sarah Harlan interviews Shek Kasim Kurke, a religious leader and village elder in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

‘To Hear His Story About How He Changed His Mind Was Powerful’

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.


Bringing Nigerian Health Clinics Back to Life in 72 Hours

Bringing Nigerian Health Clinics Back to Life in 72 Hours

After each clinic makeover, the use of modern family planning services there increased significantly. Renovating the environment makes it more appealing, cleaner and motivates clients to seek care at the facility.



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