Promoting Mental Health: A Resource for Spiritual and Pastoral Care
Promoting Mental Health: A Resource for Spiritual and Pastoral Care | This resource from the Church of England, Archbishops Council, can be used in a variety of ways. It is is for people involved in spiritual and pastoral care, who can use it to help with issues about...
Engaging Communities to Improve Maternal and Child Health
Many Christian programs have been pioneers of the principles and practice of community-based primary health care (CBPHC). These experiences also influenced and informed WHO, resulting in the international Conference in Alma Ata and its Declaration in 1978, which put PHC on the global health agenda. Christian organizations continue...
London in 2017
This summit was a follow on to the 2012 Family Planning Summit in London, and gathered commitments from many countries to providing access to FP services for women and girls with unmet need.
Feeding the Hungry: A Fundamental Christian Calling
This position paper expresses the call for Christians to actively address the needs of hungry people and urges the U.S government to do the same.
Transforming Masculinities (French)
Transforming Masculinities (French) | This guide is a useful tool to lead workshops with faith leaders as well as to train Gender Champions. It is designed to be interactive and self-reflective to enable participants to explore, discuss and reflect on their own attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding gender...
Webinar: Breastfeeding in Limited-Resource Settings
Julie Tanaka, MPH, MBA, Senior International Nutrition Advisor for Samaritan’s Purse presents “Breastfeeding in Limited-Resource Settings: What Every Clinician Needs to Know.”
Violence Against Women and Girls- Does Faith Matter?
Violence Against Women and Girls. Does Faith Matter? Policy Brief | Through the “What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)” program, Tearfund was funded by the UK Government to implement a project – ‘Engaging with Faith Groups to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls in...
CCIH Network Zika Virus Response
This is a summary report from 2017 of CCIH members’ responded to the Zika virus. They include: providing bed nets, educating communities, reducing the mosquito population, treating people infected with Zika, providing family planning services to women who want to avoid pregnancy due to harmful complications from Zika...
Transforming Masculinities (English) | This guide is a useful tool to lead workshops with faith leaders as well as to train Gender Champions. It is designed to be interactive and self-reflective to enable participants to explore, discuss and reflect on their own attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding gender...
Integrating Our Faith with Our Work
This thought-provoking discussion featuring Victor Nakah, Senior Vice President of Spiritual Ministry with CURE International and Rachel Parrill, Associate Professor of Nursing, Cedarville University, explored questions on how we integrate our faith with our health work. We examined: What does the Bible say about integrated ministry? How do...
ICFP 2016 Faith Pre-conference Report
The ICFP 2016 Faith Pre-conference Report includes recommendations developed at the pre-conference, along with photos and summaries of presentations and discussions.
Family Planning Messages for Faith Leaders
Christian Support for Family Planning: Messages for Christian Communities. These messages were developed in collaboration with faith leaders and are intended to help religious leaders advocate for family planning services and information and communicate support among Christians for family planning.
Religious Engagement in Humanitarian Crises
Religious Engagement in Humanitarian Crises: Good Practice Collection: This collection was prepared by the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD), and features examples of good practices by faith-based organizations responding to humanitarian emergencies and crises.
Engage Disability India: ENGAGING WITH DISABILITY IN THE CHURCH TOOLKIT
Engage Disability India Engaging with Disability in the Church Toolkit: This toolkit is a guide for Christians to help them engage with children and adults with disability and their families. It seeks to empower our churches to become inclusive of children and adults with disability and their families...
Just and Lasting Change
Just and Lasting Change: When Communities Own Their Futures | 2016, Second Edition | Daniel Taylor and Carl Taylor | How can public health workers, policy experts, and medical professionals work with members of developing nations to promote social change in rapid, cost-effective, and locally appropriate ways? In...
Faith and Stigma on Fast Track
A Framework for Taking Action | 2016 | Based on many years of experience working with faith communities on issues of stigma, the authors present a framework for taking action in support of UNAIDS 90-90-90 Fast Track targets for the year 2020. The authors conclude that reaching the...
Clean Clinic Approach (English)
Unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions and practices discourage people from seeking care at health facilities. This two-page brief explains MCSP’s Clean Clinic Approach, a programmatic tool that encourages health facilities to establish WASH goals and make incremental improvements towards the end goal of achieving “Clean Clinic”...
Hand in hand Bible studies to transform our response to sexual violence (Portuguese)
(Portuguese) Hand in hand: Bible studies to transform our response to sexual violence (English) | This booklet contains 12 Bible studies covering a range of topics related to sexual violence. The booklet includes guidance for facilitators and advice on adapting the Bible studies for use as sermons. This...
Clean Clinic Approach (French)
Les conditions et pratiques insalubres en matière d’eau, d’assainissement et d’hygiène (WASH) découragent les gens de se faire soigner dans les établissements de santé. Ce dossier de deux pages explique l’approche de clinique propre de MCSP, un outil programmatique qui encourage les établissements de santé à établir des...
How Self-Help Groups Strengthen Resilience: Tackling Food Insecurity in Protracted Cases in Ethiopia
In 2015 and 2016, Ethiopia experienced two consecutive years of drought, induced by an El Niño event. This affected a large proportion of the population, as many rural communities depend partly or entirely on rain-fed agriculture and livestock rearing. Access to financial resources and other support mechanisms is...