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For World Tuberculosis Day, CCP’s Kanika Campbell talks with two leaders of a CCP-led campaign designed to help identify and treat more TB cases in Nigeria, which has the highest prevalence of the disease in Africa.
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.
“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.”
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