Women & Children


    Engaging FBOs in the Response to Maternal Mortality | This document was created as a result of a November 2011 meeting at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in collaboration with the World Faiths Development Dialogue and Christian Connections for International Health. These case studies served as a springboard for group discussion and offered a number of recommendations for increasing the capacity of FBOs working on maternal health issues.

    Maternal and Child Health in South Sudan | PowerPoint Presentation by Phyllis Joy Mukaire, executive director of the Christian Health Association of Sudan at a Capitol Hill Briefing on June 11, 2012 | Joy Mukaire explains the maternal health situation in South Sudan and how CHAS works in collaboration with the community to involve church leaders and traditional birth attendants in maternal care and promoting healthy practices. CCIH joined other faith-based organizations in sponsoring the briefing on Capitol Hill on the vital role of faith-based organizations in reaching and providing care to vulnerable populations. The briefing was co-sponsored with the Healthy Families Healthy Planet initiative of the General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency and The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good and UNAIDS.

    Resources from CCIH Members

    Catholic Medical Mission Board CHAMPS Program (Children and Mothers Partnership)

    IMA World Health and MCH

    Helping Children Become Resilient Workshop | by Dick Stellway, Ph.D. | This workshop is designed to help groups develop an action plan to assist orphans and vulnerable children handle the challenges they face by building their resilience and coping capacity.

    Bringing School and Community Together | by Dick Stellway, Ph.D. | This workshop provides an agenda for a community event to address the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and youth and incorporates Dr. Ravi Jayakaran’s highly successful “Ten Seed Technique.”

    Faith to Action Initiative | The Faith to Action Initiative brings together Christian faith-based organizations, churches and individuals seeking to respond to the needs of orphans and other vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa. The core focus of its work is to promote approaches to orphan care that uphold the value of family and community in the life of a child.

    Sexual and Gender Based Violence Learning Hub | Joint Learning Initiative Hub on SGBV

    Resources from USAID:

    Maternal Health

    Child Health

    Newborn Health