Close Up, Connector Articles, Featured

Close Up: Cate Desjardins of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship


October 20, 2020

Cate Desjardins, MDiv, MPH took the helm as Executive Director of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship in May of 2020. In the return of the CCIH Close Up series, Cate shares how integrating her two passions, science and her faith, has guided her career and led her where she is...

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Family Planning

Successes and Challenges of Family Planning Programs in Low-Income Rural and Urban Settings in Nicaragua


September 29, 2020

An interview with Dr. Ana Sandoval and Silvia Carbajal, Health Professionals from AMOS Health and Hope about how this faith-based organization works in family planning.  Dr. Ana Sandoval (below) is a general physician currently working as AMOS Health & Hope’s Urban Clinics Manager in Nicaragua. She oversees the...

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Connector Articles, Vaccines

Vaccine Distribution and Hesitancy in the COVID-19 Era


July 29, 2020

by Taylor Carty, Pepperdine University Student and CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern Since the rise of COVID-19 around the world, billions of dollars have been invested toward finding a vaccine. The unprecedented nature of this pandemic brings with it both familiar and unique challenges for the global health community, one…

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Community-Based Prevention and Care, Connector Articles, Featured

Navigating One Crisis Helped Prepare for Another: AMOS Health & Hope Responds to COVID-19 in Nicaragua


July 17, 2020

By Taylor Carty, CCIH Intern, Pepperdine University Student “We were paralyzed by shock at first,” said Dr. Gabriela Woo, Country Director for CCIH member AMOS Health and Hope. In April 2018, no one in Nicaragua was expecting or was prepared for the sociopolitical crisis that began after protesters...

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