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 Nigeria, TCI set out to bridge the gap between just making referrals to family planning services and successfully completing those referrals.
Underutilized budgets were used to transform urban primary health centers in Mathura, India, lifting up the staff's confidence and morale.
Malam Mukhtar, a scholar of the Qu'ran in Nigeria, works to change the narrative and understanding of child birth spacing in his community.