May 18, 8:00 am to 10:00 am U.S. EDT
Welcome and Facilitation by Allison Flynn, MPH, Senior Health and Nutrition Technical Advisor
The Power of Communities in Health: An Interview of Dr./Sr. Priscilla Busingye, President of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Uganda and 2020 winner of the African Mission Healthcare’s annual L’Chaim Prize conducted by Tonny Tumwesigye, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
Applying Lessons from COVID Community Mobilization to Prepare and Respond to Future Disease Outbreaks with Religious Leaders as Health Champions featuring Kelechi Sarah Utoware, Programme Officer, Christian Health Association of Nigeria; and Kongnyu Emmanuel, RN, BSc, MPH, IPC & WASH Supervisor, Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services. The conversation will be moderated by Nkatha Njeru, MPH, Coordinator, of the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform (ACHAP).
Community Involvement and Ownership of Maternal and Child Health Programs in the Time of COVID-19. Laura Smelter, MD, Director of Training at Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC), a healthcare mission sending and training organization, will interview Dr. Bibiana MacLeod, a missionary with Medical Ambassadors International (MAI).
Sharing Visions: Partnering with Service Providers and Faith-based Organizations to Shift Social Norms for Health and Equity: Experiences from DRC and Rwanda featuring Olivier Bizimana, Passages Project Coordinator in the Tearfund Rwanda office, (overseeing scale up support of Masculinité, Famille, et Foi) and Francesca Quicke, SGBV Intervention Programme Manager, TearFund
Cultivating Community Ownership for Sustainable MNCH Gains. World Renew applied an overarching values and evidence-based approach to co-create community ownership of health with communities in Guatemala and Mozambique that had high levels of child stunting and low health capacity. The programs are part of World Renew's CCIH 30x30 Health Systems Initiative commitment. The panel will explore the roll out and results of the program in those countries, featuring Nancy Tenbroek, Development Specialist, World Renew; Lemon Chipwatali, Health Program Advisor, World Renew and Sadoc Aquilar Palma, Program Consultant, World Renew
Time for Q&A: We will hold all questions and answers for all speakers until the end of the program.
10:00 to 11:00 am: Fellowship and Networking with Rotating Breakout Rooms. You will have the opportunity to network and join in fellowship with two different groups of global colleagues, facilitated by a CCIH member.