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...
Connector Articles, Maternal and Child Health
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...
Close Up, Connector Articles
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...
Connector Articles, Featured
December 2, 2019
In Al Shifa hospital, Gaza, outpatient pharmacist Susan Sarhan sees about 200 patients with cancer pass through each day to pick up essential medicines. Often, the medicines they need are not available. “Our list of medicines in short supply has grown dramatically,” says Susan. “Shortages are a serious...