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
After hearing about TCI’s youth program, Nyamira County in Kenya immediately allocated funds to address teenage pregnancy.
After TCIHC recommended weekly meetings for Indore’s ASHAs, their job performance and morale improved.
In Kilifi County, Kenya, Ken Miriti is making a difference as a TCI champion fighting a high teenage pregnancy rate.