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
Barangay Health Worker in Dipolog City in the Philippines Connects Teen Mothers to Necessary Services
Meet Melsa Saladdani, a 28-year-old barangay health worker (BHW) in Dipolog City who is doing her part to address teenage pregnancy.
Soon-to-Be Graduated City of Kanpur Shares Implementation Learnings with Two New Uttar Pradesh Cities
Kanpur, a TCI-supported city in Uttar Pradesh, is nearing graduation from TCI direct support and recently shared its learnings with two sister cities, Etawah and Farrukhabad.
Agwu Florence Kalu won the TCI-U Challenge, which helped strengthen her capacity as an AYRH Officer in Abia State.