Tag: Nigeria


Courtesy Wellcome Collection

CCP Song Featured in London Museum

“We’re really interested in the value of songs as a communications tool," says Clare Barlow, curator of a new exhibit at the Wellcome Collection. CCP's is included along with nine other songs about infectious diseases.


Community members gather for a ribbon cutting at a clinic in Nigeria's Bauchi Stateafter a 72-hour Clinic Makeover.

CCP’s 72-Hour Clinic Makeovers ‘Going Global’

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," a distance learning app developed by CCP in Nigeria, is available in the Google Play store.

New Learning App Links Family Planning Providers Across Nigeria

“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.


A couple receives family planning counseling at a private medical facility in Nigeria in the months after the woman has given birth.

Boosting Family Planning After Pregnancy in Nigeria

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 community social mobilizer reaches out to the people about family planning at a community in Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria. Photo courtesy of Photoshare

CCP Advocacy Work Leads to Nigerian Family Planning Law

In late April, after eight years of advocacy work by CCP, the House Assembly of Oyo State passed a bill requiring the state to fund family planning there. CCP staff hope other states will soon follow Oyo's lead.


A service provider attends to a family planning client in Nigeria. © Akintunde Akinleye/NURHI, Courtesy of Photoshare

Study: ‘Counseling is Key’ to LARC Uptake in Nigeria

Asking a woman about her contraceptive preferences and providing information on all options may significantly improve the chances that she will adopt a long-acting family planning method, new CCP research suggests.


CCP’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

CCP’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

As our 30th anniversary year comes to a close, we at the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs are taking a look back.



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