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
In Mombasa County, Kenya, intergenerational dialogues are improving youth access to information and services.
Leadership training for youth in Dipolog City in the Philippines inspired educators like Teonith to help reduce teen pregnancy rates.
Gates Institute Awarded Two Grants Totaling $71.3 Million to Scale Up Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions Across 170 Cities Worldwide
The awards expand the reach of The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a global platform that supports the sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls living in poor urban communities in Africa and Asia.