In Their Words: Adolescent Health Experts in Kenya Build Network of Family Planning Champions
In this video, local government officials implementing The Challenge Initiative’s proven approaches in Kenya highlight how TCI has built a network of family planning champions, ranging from doctors and administrators in health facilities to local leaders in the community.
These TCI champions are creating lasting mindset shifts in their communities by advocating for increased government investment in family planning and spreading positive messages about the benefits of contraception.
In Kenya, TCI is currently working in Kilifi, Kericho, Migori, Mombasa, Nairobi, Nyamira and Uasin Gishu counties.
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.
Dr. Anshu Saxena witnessed firsthand what happens to women without access to contraception, which is why she has committed herself to getting women family planning information and access.
TCI is helping women in Tanzania with their reproductive health goals through family planning in-reaches and outreaches.