Tag: Maternal and child health


Nigerians Play Their Way to Good Health

Nigerians Play Their Way to Good Health

Using basic mobile phones, 60,000 Nigerians have dialed into a game where they can win points for their mastery of important maternal and child health information. This approach has drawn in a large number of men on a topic where it is often hard to engage them.


Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

Making Breastfeeding the Norm in DRC

Often, new mothers stop exclusive breastfeeding long before the recommended six months. A CCP project in DRC is trying to help women keep going.


Hand Gestures Could Save Moms’ Lives

Hand Gestures Could Save Moms’ Lives

A CCP-led safe motherhood pilot program in Mali was so successful – doubling the number of facility-based births over a short time period – that it's already being expanded to 38 more villages.



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