Maternal and Child Health, Vaccines, WASH

Faith-based organizations are the leading edge of the local partnerships of the future

June 2, 2023

by Dr. Koki Agarwal, Project Director, USAID MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership; Vice President, DC Operations, Jhpiego For the past 20 years, I have led global USAID projects on maternal, newborn, and child health—this work has given me a front row seat to witness incredible progress for mothers...

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Vaccine Hesitancy and How the Faith Community Can Help

April 20, 2023

World Immunization Week is an ideal time to celebrate this life-saving intervention and take stock of what we learned from COVID vaccine hesitancy. The challenge public health officials faced with COVID-19 vaccine acceptance may have raised the profile of vaccine hesitancy, but it is not a new phenomenon....

by Kathy Erb

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COVID-19, Vaccines

How To Have a Conversation about the COVID Vaccine

October 18, 2021

By Erika Henderson, CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern For over 200 years, vaccines have been used to protect against viruses. When COVID-19 hit, producing a vaccine was the clear course of action. The vaccine was successfully developed, but not without controversy. In addition to the evidence-based information that...

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CCIH Webinars, Vaccines

Key Takeaways from Strategic Engagement of Religious Leaders in COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar

October 15, 2021

“Religious factors are the third most frequently cited reason for not getting vaccinated, and so the voice of the religious community is absolutely critical,” said Ellyn Ogden, MPH, USAID Coordinator for Polio Eradication and COVID-19 Vaccine Access in a webinar co-hosted by World Vision and CCIH on October...


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