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Faith-Based Organizations Explore Involvement With Family Planning Activities At Wilson Center Event

Washington Times: Faith-based groups face dilemma in cooperating with family planning organizations “…Faith-based organizations (FBOs) and churches are effective vehicles for family planning education and resources, but religious convictions often deter such institutions from partnering in the cause. An event Tuesday at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars –…

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Faith-Based Coalition Members Send Letter To Congress Requesting ‘Robust’ Funding For Global Health

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: Faith-based Coalition Members Sign Letter Championing Global Health “Today, 53 members of the Faith-based Coalition for Healthy Mothers and Children Worldwide sent a letter to congressional appropriators championing robust funding for the international affairs account. This account, which comprises just one percent of the…

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Faith-Based Organizations Thank U.S. Congress For Bipartisan Support Of Foreign Assistance

The Hill: Faith-based aid groups are grateful to Congress for funding Jean Duff, president of Partnership for Faith & Development at Faith for International Assistance (FIA) “All of us engaged in global health, development, and humanitarian assistance have waited with baited breath for the FY17 congressional budget. Now we want…

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Catholic Church In The Philippines Remains ‘Important Political Actor’ In Debate Over Reproductive Health Law

The Conversation: Inside the Philippines’ long journey towards reproductive health Gideon Lasco, PhD candidate in medical anthropology at Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam “On January 9 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order calling for universal access to modern family planning…

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The Economist Examines Family Planning, Contraception Use In Nigeria

The Economist: The problems of family planning in Nigeria “…Many Nigerian Muslims believe that pills and condoms are part of a Western plot to stop Muslims from multiplying. And in poor, rural areas, centuries of experience have taught people that having lots of children makes economic sense. … So the…

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Friends Of Global Fight Hosts Capitol Hill Panel To Highlight Successes Of Global Fund Partnerships With Private Sector, FBOs

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: The Global Fund and the Private Sector: Partnerships for Better Health “…On April 5, Friends of the Global Fight (Friends) hosted an expert panel on Capitol Hill to shine a spotlight on the Global Fund’s successful partnerships with faith-based organizations [FBOs] and private sector…

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With U.S. Budget Pressures, FBOs Will Play More Vital Role In Expanding U.S. Efforts To Alleviate Poverty, Global Hunger

Chicago Council on Foreign Affairs: Guest Commentary — Not Your Grandma’s FBO: Today’s Faith-Based Organizations Play A Key Role In Global Food Security Daniel Speckhard, president and CEO of Lutheran World Relief, discusses the role of faith-based organizations in working to alleviate poverty and food insecurity globally, writing, “As U.S.…

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Christian Principles Support Case For Foreign Aid

Washington Post: The Christian, conservative case for foreign aid Richard Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., and Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services “…[The U.S. government] plays a critical role in fulfilling the moral responsibility of all Americans to help those less fortunate. … Yet now, President…

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Polio Eradication Efforts Hampered By Conspiracy Theories, Terrorism

Motherboard: Conspiracy Theories Are the Reason We Still Have Polio “…The last countries with polio have some important commonalities: They are rankled by terrorism that threatens health workers and makes it difficult to disseminate vaccines. But the root of this is often based in something else entirely: conspiracy theories that…

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Organizations Release Statements In Response To U.S. President’s FY18 Budget Blueprint

The following are excerpts of statements from several organizations regarding the president’s FY 2018 budget blueprint, which was released Thursday. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation: Statement from Chip Lyons on the President’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Blueprint “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses great concern with the…

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