Nutrition

How AMOS Engages Faith Leaders and Communities in Nicaragua in Better Nutrition


April 6, 2021

An interview with Dr. Emile Olivieri, Programs Manager at AMOS Health and Hope about how this faith-based organization works in nutrition. by Cassady Mecate, Baylor University MPH Candidate and CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern Dr. Emile Olivier is a General Physician currently working at AMOS Health and Hope in Nicaragua.……

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Country Spotlight Series, Health Systems Strengthening

Contributions of Faith-Based Organizations in Health Care Delivery in Uganda


April 2, 2021

The contributions of faith-based organizations in health care delivery in Uganda are significant. Here we feature three Christian organizations that deliver or support health services in Uganda, including the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, the largest network of faith-based health organizations in the country; LifeNet International which operates in Uganda; and…

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Maternal and Child Health, Mental Heath

Proven Community-based Interventions to Improve Mental Health


March 20, 2021

by Cassady Mecate, CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern Maternal mental health issues are common but often misunderstood, including how effective an informed and equipped community can be in addressing these problems. I was impressed with the rich amount of information Phiona Naserian Koyiet of World Vision International shared when she…

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Maternal and Child Health

SCOPE Project Unites Partners for Maternal and Child Health


March 19, 2021

by Cassady Mecate, CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern, and Carolyn O’Brien, MSPH, CCIH Project Coordinator At the beginning of 2020, CCIH joined the Strengthening Community Health Outcomes through Positive Engagement (SCOPE) Project. The SCOPE Project is a five-year New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) cooperative agreement funded by USAID and implemented by…

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