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"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 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.


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.


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.


© 2013 Valerie Caldas, Courtesy of Photoshare

CCP Celebrates World Radio Day

Entertainment education (EE) is an approach to social and behavior change communication (SBCC) where health and social messages are purposefully...

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Photo courtesy of Sanjanthi Velu

One Good App Deserves Another

With an abundance of inexpensive smart phones but little internet connectivity, India is ripe for digital invention. Enter Gyan Jyoti...

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