Connector Articles, Member Spotlight

Iraqi Christian Organization Provides Hope to the Internally Displaced


April 25, 2020

After the Gulf War in 1991, the Kurdistan people fled their homes for the Turkish and Iranian borders.  After the United Nations declared the Kurdistan region a safe haven, people returned home, but were in dire need of food, healthcare and hygiene. “Needy families were struggling to survive...

by Kathy Erb

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Connector Articles

Ten Trends Shaping the Future of Global Christian Health Work


February 25, 2020

By Doug Fountain, CCIH Executive Director We should all keep our eyes open for emerging trends and issues that will affect faith-based health services in low- and middle-income countries. The criteria has to be the breadth and length of the trend. Our landscape is dynamic – these can...

by Guest Contributor

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Connector Articles, Maternal and Child Health

U.S. Foreign Assistance Equips Zambian Community to Save Mothers and Babies


February 24, 2020

Gwenny was in her final month of pregnancy when she began having convulsions in her home in rural Zambia. Fortunately, a family member reacted quickly, turning to a neighbor trained in safe motherhood through a USAID-funded project known as SM360+. Gwenny’s family member and the neighbor brought her...

by Kathy Erb

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Close Up, Connector Articles

Close Up: Debbie Dortzbach of World Relief


January 11, 2020

Debbie Dortzbach of World Relief is a hero to many in global health. She was kidnapped by the Eritrean Liberation Front as a young missionary nurse in Ethiopia, but instead of retreating from her calling after this experience, she has worked for nearly 45 years in global health...

by Kathy Erb

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