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
In Nigeria, TCI held a mini-university to allow a new TCI state - Nasarawa - to learn from high-performing Bauchi State.
View the winning photos from The Challenge Initiative for Healthy Cities' (TCIHC) Photo Quest in 2020, a year marked primarily by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ramatou Idrissa – a reproductive health focal person in Niamey, Niger – helps implement Family Planning Special Days, a TCI approach where family planning services are offered free of charge on specified days.