The Challenge Initiative – Empowering Local Governments
Led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Challenge Initiative is a “business unusual” platform that empowers local governments to rapidly and sustainably scale best-practice health interventions to benefit urban poor communities.
News from the Initiative
One of TCI's newest cities in Uttar Pradesh, India - Mau - is already showing progress after beginning implementation in January 2021.
Postpartum family planning consultations are more successful in Niamey, Niger, if held after the baby's naming ceremony.
Community health volunteers in Kenya are playing a critical role in getting family planning information out to women and girls in their communities.