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 work they…

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Family Planning

Thanks to U.S. Support, A Malawi Family Has Better Health, A Happier Marriage, and Financial Security


September 24, 2019

Isobel’s* second baby died as an infant. She became pregnant when she was still breastfeeding her first child and recovering from the birth. It was also a difficult time in her marriage. Her husband Victor* often stayed out late and came home drunk, and the income from their family farm…

by Kathy Erb

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Connector Articles

Malaria Campaign Shortlisted for Global Award


September 20, 2019

Comfort lost her husband and three-year-old daughter to malaria. She was not using mosquito nets or draining standing water around her apartment in Nigeria until CCIH member Isaiah 58 Care Foundation’s Kicking Out Malaria campaign reached her community. Kicking Out Malaria uses football tournaments to distribute bed nets and educate…

by Kathy Erb

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Close Up, Connector Articles

Close Up: Wendy Jolley-Kabi of Global Health Action


September 18, 2019

Global Health Action President & CEO Wendy Jolley-Kabi shares how the generosity of her childhood church and her own Peace Corps experience helped shape her work today; and what she thinks faith-based organizations must focus on to be prepared for the future of global health.… More

by Kathy Erb

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