Faith and Work

Transforming Organizations for Holistic Care


July 13, 2020

By Daniel Speckhard, President and CEO of IMA World Health | This year’s CCIH conference theme of holistic care for mind, body and spirit especially resonated for me. From our discussions about humanitarian emergencies, mental health and sexual and gender-based violence, as well as poverty and access to...

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Community-Based Prevention and Care

Mobilizing Neighbor Mothers as a Source of Holistic Care for TB


June 24, 2020

By Amberle Brown, World Relief When we think of holistic care, perhaps the first images that come to mind are of doctors caring for malnourished children or pastors encouraging HIV prevention. But often, holistic care comes from those immediately around us – our neighbors, the women that we...

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Health Systems Strengthening, Mass Drug Administration

Mass Drug Administration for NTDs: Building the Necessary Local Trust and Capacity


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...

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Maternal and Child Health

Hub and Spoke Healthcare Delivery System


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...

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