The Challenge Initiative – A New Model for Urban Reproductive Health
The Challenge Initiative is led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Initiative represents an exciting new approach to providing life-saving reproductive health and family planning information and services to individuals, families and communities, building on the demonstrated success of the Gates Foundation’s Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (URHI).
News from the Initiative
TCI Workshop Inspires Family Planning Providers in Arusha, Tanzania, to Use Data for Decision-Making
A TCI data for decision-making workshop in Arusha, Tanzania, has inspired Dr. Esther Luhunga, the Assistant District Medical Officer with the Arusha District Council.
Ogun State Islamic Religious Leader Spreads Family Planning Messages through Naming Ceremonies for Newborns
A religious leader in Ogun State, Nigeria, is embedding family planning messages while speaking at naming ceremonies.
Prior to TCI’s arrival in Abia State, Nigeria, a lack of demand generation activities led to poor uptake of family planning services there.