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In its evaluation study, Breakthrough ACTION found that exposure to the many layers of the campaign led to shifts in mindsets about sleeping under a mosquito net as a social norm, as well as changes in malaria-prevention behaviors.
Teen pregnancy is a huge issue in Zambia. Breakthrough ACTION is working to help adolescents access modern contraception and to improve their trust in health care providers.
CCP and Zambian health officials successfully engaged traditional leaders and worked with local radio stations to promote malaria-prevention behaviors, including indoor spraying for mosquitoes.
Elizabeth Serlemitsos reflects on a visit the late congressman made to a CCP project in Zambia more than 20 years ago on World AIDS Day.
Four in 10 young children in Zambia are stunted, or too short for their age, primarily the result of malnutrition. CCP developed a portable growth monitoring chart for caregivers to monitor their children and take action, if necessary.
Global Health: Science and Practice is published by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs’ Knowledge for Health project, which is supported by USAID.
Three projects led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP) were selected by The Guardian as among the five best public health campaigns in the global south, specifically for the impact they had on ending preventable diseases. In Zambia,
“Since a large percentage of the Zambian population owns or has access to a radio, the Radio Distance Learning Program will provide an opportunity to bridge the information gap and help promote desirable behaviors,” explains Dr. Joseph Katema, Minister of Community Development Mother and Child
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is pleased to share new research on the direct and indirect effects of a community capacity strengthening program in Zambia. Findings are published in International Quarterly of Community Health Education. In collaboration
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