Health Systems Strengthening, Mass Drug Administration
June 24, 2020
By Veronica Mkusa, IMA World Health, Tanzania Nearly one in six people worldwide suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTD). This collection of diseases primarily impact the world’s poor, who commonly contract them through bites from insects or by ingesting or having contact with contaminated water or soil. More...
Maternal and Child Health
June 24, 2020
By Dr. Johnson Diara, Rural Health Services of Sudan United Mission/Nigeria Reformed Church A Unique Way of Reaching Our Target Population The Nigeria health system is skewed to favor the urban Nigerian communities with less than 30% of the country’s population and low disease burden. Most of the...
June 16, 2020
Dr. Generose Mulokozi, IMA World Health, Tanzania Around the world, nutrition plays a significant role in children’s health and well-being. UNICEF estimates that nearly half of all deaths of children under 5 are attributable to undernutrition, totaling more than 3 million children per year. Inadequate nutrition during a...
Faith and Work
June 5, 2020
by Daniel O’Neill, MD, MA(Th) Fragmentation: Human beings tend to form into “us and them” camps, characterized by self-justification and other-vilification, even in subtle ways. It did not take long for the first century church to have what Apostle Paul described as “divisions among you” (1 Cor 11:18)....