Tag: Zambia


A teenager gets his blood pressure checked at an adolescent wellness day event in Zambia.

Reducing Teen Pregnancy in Zambia

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.


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Radio Program Promotes Mosquito Spraying in Zambia

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.


A mother tests an early version of the growth chart being given to families to track stunting.

African Fashion Meets Childhood Nutrition

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.