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
Read the stories of four women in Nigeria, whose lives changed because of family planning.
The Challenge Initiative is one of the highest-scoring proposals – designated as the Top 100 – in the MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world's most critical social challenges.
Sisi-Kwa-Sisi coached nurse transforms district and contributes to 28% increase in long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) users (from December 2019 to baseline)