Center for Communication Programs

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) advances the science and art of strategic communication to improve health and save lives. 

CCP partners with organizations worldwide to:

  • Design and implement strategic communication programs that influence political dialogue, collective action, and individual behavior;
  • Enhance access to information and the exchange of knowledge that improves health and health care; and
  • Conduct research to guide program design, evaluate impact, test theories and advance knowledge in health communication.

CCP was established over 20 years ago in recognition of the pivotal role communication plays in the way people think and behave about health and development issues. As a Center within the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, CCP now has a staff of over 600 in the field and in its Baltimore headquarters. CCP has active programs in more than 30 countries worldwide as well as in the U.S. Since 1988, its programs have reached more than 1 billion people. advances the science and art of strategic communication to improve health and save lives.

The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, funded by USAID, supports the mHealth Working Group through all three of K4Health's implementing partners--the Center for Communication Programs, FHI 360, and MSH. Under the K4Health Project, partner staff provide:
  • Logistical support for the mHealth Working Group meetings,
  • mHealth Working Group participation, and 
  • Technical support and hosting for www.mhealthworkinggroup.org.