Most studies of pre-term birth – the leading cause of infant mortality around the world – have focused on complications that occur in health facilities in the high-income countries. A unique new study conducted by CCP looks at risk factors that start long before delivery.
In creating COVID-19-related messages and programming around the world, the global health community must make sure to focus specifically on the needs of men as well as women, a new commentary from CCP and other experts suggests.
CCP's team in Mozambique tries a new approach to getting men tested for HIV, one learned from the success of a CCP program in Cote d'Ivoire.
"If it takes a company trying to sell razors to have an open dialogue about gender and appropriate male behavior, so be it," writes CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn.
Jane Brown is an advocate for thinking about and addressing the way that disease spreads, biologically and socially, especially when it comes to HIV among women.