HC3’s Erin Portillo Nominated for 120 Under 40: The Next Generation of Family Planning Leaders

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Erin Portillo, a Family Planning Program Officer II with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative has been nominated for the 120 under 40, a project organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with sponsorship from Bayer, to recognize future leaders in the area of family planning.

Mobile-First Video Approach Helps Youth Share Contraception Information

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How might we capture young people’s real stories and everyday experiences with contraception in a way that helps decision-making?

Saving Mother’s Lives: HC3 Pilots I-Kit in Niger and Togo to Address High-Risk Pregnancies

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How the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Implementation Kit was used in two West African nations: Niger and Togo.

Nepal’s Smart Jeewan Campaign Wins Prestigious Rural Marketing Association of India Award

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Nepal’s “Parivar Niyojan, Smart Bancha Jeewan” (Family Planning Makes a Smart Life) campaign has won the prestigious Flame Award, recognizing it as the best Social Development and Corporate Social Responsibility campaign of 2017 in the Emerging Markets/South Asia category in the competition.

Using Mobile Phones to Empower Smart Clients of Family Planning Services

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Profile of the Smart Client tool, which uses interactive voice response to deliver a fictional drama, personal stories and examples of “smart client” dialogues over a series of 17 calls, along with supporting short message service reminders to build awareness and skills for active participation before, during and after a family planning counseling visit.

HTSP I-Kit Materials Released for Adaptation and Use

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In honor of International Women’s Day 2017 and its theme “Women in the World of Work,” HC3 underlines its belief that women deserve the right to balance their professional and other goals with their desire to have children – and to understand the health benefits and risks that come with delaying pregnancy and childbirth until after adolescence and young adulthood.

Matériaux du Manuel de Mise en Œuvre PEIGS pour Adaptation et Usage

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Au nom de la Journée internationale des femmes 2017 et de son thème « les femmes dans le monde du travail, » HC3 souligne sa conviction que les femmes méritent le droit de conjuguer leurs buts professionnels et autres avec leur désir à avoir des enfants – et de comprendre les bénéfices pour la santé ainsi que les risques liés au report de grossesse et de naissance jusqu’après l’adolescence et le début de la vie adulte.

What Couples Want to Know: When Is the Best Time to Become Pregnant?

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Healthy babies, healthy moms, healthy families – for couples, these are priorities. The latest Health COMpass Trending Topic offers a wide selection of tools and project examples for SBCC professionals working in the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies (HTSP).

HC3's LARC Materials for Youth Being Used by 20 Organizations in 19 Countries

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Since their release, 20 organizations in 19 countries have asked to use the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative's long-acting reversible contraceptive materials in their work.

Smart Jeewan Family Planning Messages Reach over 30,000 at Nepalese Fair

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The Smart Jeewan Mela (Smart Life Fair) held on February 2 in Tulsipur Dang drew a crowd of over 30,000 attendees for performances around the theme of family planning for making a smart life.
A high-parity woman in West Africa with her six children

Three New Research Briefs on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy

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Risk Perception and Communication, Cultural Norms and Gender: HC3 Releases Three Research Briefs on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy