Connector Articles, Ebola

Fighting Ebola Myths and Misinformation in DRC


November 15, 2019

The Ebola virus epidemic has been going strong in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since August 2018, Ebola myths and misinformation are widespread, and research shows resistance and even overt acts of aggression towards teams responding to the outbreak are helping to fuel the spread of the...

by Kathy Erb

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Connector Articles, Family Planning

Empowering Parents to Plan Their Families and Overcome Poverty in Pakistan


October 29, 2019

Family planning helps families improve health and overcome poverty. But there are a number of reasons women are reluctant to practice healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies in Pakistan, says Dr. Ashchenaz Lall, a Hospital Director in Punjab. “This is a male dominated society, and women don’t have...

by Kathy Erb

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Close Up: Naveed Khurram of Kunri Christian Hospital


October 19, 2019

Naveed Khurram, Administrator of the Kunri Christian Hospital in Pakistan shares what keeps him going as a leader, the challenges he faces in the rural desert region where the hospital operates and what makes Pakistani Christians resilient. Please tell us about the Kunri Christian Hospital, how it came...

by Kathy Erb

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Family Planning

Two Liberian Nurses on Why They Are Grateful for Family Planning Support


October 9, 2019

By Jerilyn Hoover I was curious to talk to nurses Philomena Diggs and Yenneh Flomo to find out directly from them why they are so grateful for outside support to help women time and space pregnancies in Liberia. They sent me the photos above to help explain the...

by Guest Contributor

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