The Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI), formerly known as Center for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN) was registered in 2001 as a Non-Governmental Organization with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria. Birthed in Nigeria by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP), Baltimore, USA, CCPN transitioned its operations under the new name CCSI after an exciting 10 years of growth and operations in Nigeria and other African countries.
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Seun Akioye - Senior Media Officer
Before joining CCSI, Seun worked as one of Nigeria’s top investigative journalists for 17 years and help to highlight the plight of the underprivileged people through his commitment to development journalism. With a diploma in Journalism and a degree in History and International Relations, Akioye began his career in 1999 at The Week magazine and rose to become Assistant Editor at The Nation newspaper before joining the CCSI team as Senior Media Officer. Under his leadership, the Media and Creative Unit highlights CCSI’s acheivemnet in innovative ways.
Rugan Ardo ''WASH'' Project
Many public health challenges such as: malnutrition, malaria, water borne diseases etc. faced by communities in Nigeria are largely preventable. Several rural communities in Nigeria lack access to safe drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene services; malaria prevention and treatment services; as well as access to family planning (FP)/childbirth spacing (CBS) services. Women in rural areas are more likely to marry earlier than their urban counterparts, increasing the need for modern family planning. However, women in rural areas are less likely to use modern contraceptives when compared to their urban counterparts.
TUBERCULOSIS: The Struggle, The Pain, The Stigma
The rate of deaths caused by Tuberculosis in Nigeria is on the high rise as 120,000 persons die annually due to the deadly disease. Watch as these TB Survivors share their journey through the healing process.
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With an office in Abuja and a robust institutional capacity, CCSI focuses on the central role of communication to impact health and social behavior, build brands and lead in technical guidance. In addition to its diverse staff base, CCSI has a robust network of consultants, media partners and professional affiliations across the country whose expertise is deployed to connect with key influencers and stakeholders to implement relevant and context specific projects.
CLIENTS & PARTNERS
CCSI works with clients and partners across the globe to develop groundbreaking innovations and bring them to life. As one of the few organizations in the world that can pull together world-class experts in multiple fields to work on a single project, we constantly collaborate with leading organizations, companies and non-profits – whomever is the best in their business to move innovation forward.
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