Connector Articles, Family Planning

CCIH Small Grant Helps AMOS Promote Family Planning in Nicaragua

November 17, 2023

by Irene Choi, Pepperdine University Undergraduate and CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern AMOS Salud y Esperanza (Health & Hope) received a CCIH small grant to promote family planning methods in six communities of Matagalpa, Nicaragua. The communities involved in the project include Tapasle, El Socorro, Fila Grande, Apantillo,...

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Faith and Work

Mona Bormet of CCIH Receives APHA 2023 Mid-Career Achievement Award

November 14, 2023

CCIH Program Director Mona Bormet was selected by the American Public Health Association (APHA) International Health Section to receive the 2023 Mid-Career Award in International Health. The award recognizes an outstanding mid-career professional who has demonstrated achievement, commitment and creativity in promoting international public health. “Mona has distinguished...


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EMT Reaches More Patients Following CCIH Small Grant

November 9, 2023

The Église Methodiste du Togo (EMT) Health Department is treating more patients at its Zouvi Health Center after a CCIH Small Grant supporting community outreach, staff training, and facility improvements. The objectives of the Small Grant were to enable the Zouvi Health Center to retrain health staff, renovate...


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Mental Heath

The Power of Community in Mental Health

October 8, 2023

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Recent studies show a staggeringly high number of people are affected by mental health issues. Communities, including faith communities, can play a major role in stemming this trend, as community-based mental health care has seen more positive responses than institutional mental...


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