Connector Articles

The End of Epidemics by Jonathan Quick


February 13, 2018

The 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak was dramatically different from previous occurrences of the disease. Once a virus that burned out quickly in rural areas, Ebola spread in large cities for the first time, killing more than 11,000 people. Population movement and other factors such as modern farming...

by Kathy Erb

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Connector Articles, HIV/AIDS

HIV Requires Multi-Pronged Response from the Faith Community


November 27, 2018

by Ellie Harrison, CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern  There is a growing sentiment among some in the global health community that the HIV epidemic is at a tipping point. After a decades-long global effort, we have the capability to end HIV as a global health threat, but it...

by Guest Contributor

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Connector Articles, Ebola

FBOs Respond as Ebola Returns to DRC


November 21, 2018

On August 1, 2018 the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of the Ebola virus and CCIH members are responding. World Vision’s response involves local faith leaders and capitalizes on their influence and the trust they have in the community...

by Kathy Erb

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Family Planning

Faith Community Commits to Strengthen Family Planning Work at ICFP 2018


November 16, 2018

The faith community had a strong presence at the fifth International Conference on Family Planning, held in Kigali, Rwanda November 12-15, 2018. There were 22 posters related to faith and family planning, at least six panel sessions, a full-day workshop on faith-based family planning advocacy, an interfaith prayer...

by Kathy Erb

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Family Planning

Faith Events at the International Conference on Family Planning


October 29, 2018

Faith-based organizations are valuable partners in the effort to educate communities and deliver family planning services. The Faith Subcommittee for the International Conference on Family Planning has planned a strong presence at the 2018 ICFP November 11-15 in Kigali, Rwanda to lift up and celebrate the work of...

by Kathy Erb

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