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Outstanding Work of Long-standing IHP Partner Profiled on BBC News

Outstanding Work of Long-standing IHP Partner Profiled on BBC News

Nyumbani, a Kenyan faith-based organization that is one of the world’s largest pediatric HIV service providers, was profiled on BBC News on July 20. Nyumbani runs three programs: Nyumbani Home, Lea Toto, and Nyumbani Village. Nyumbani Home, the oldest of Nyumbani’s programs, is a permanent home to approximately 120 children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Lea Toto […]

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Emory Students in Kenya

Emory Students in Kenya

The Interfaith Health Program is collaborating with Emory’s Religion and Public Health Collaborative and Emory’s Global Health Institute to support four students working and studying in Kenya during the summer of 2014.  These students will be working with Kenyan program partners to better understand the scale and distinctive characteristics of services provided by faith-based organizations.  […]

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The Normal Heart Movie Premiere

The Normal Heart Movie Premiere

IHP, in partnership with AID Atlanta, Rollins School of Public Health, and Emory University’s Center for AIDS Research, sponsored the premiere of the HBO Films drama The Normal Heart on May 14 at the Carter Center. Adapted from Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning play of the same name, The Normal Heart tells the story of […]

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IHP Reports

Essential Partners

Essential Partners

Essential Partners:  The Scope of the Contributions of Faith-based Health Systems to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Support in Kenya This report provides a thorough overview of the contributions of faith-based health systems and health facilities to the provision of HIV services in Kenya. The substantial contributions of faith-based health systems to healthcare services have been […]

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Valuing Every Human Life

Valuing Every Human Life

Valuing Every Human Life:  How Faith-based Organizations Can Support Key Populations with HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Support Services Around the world, HIV prevalence rates for commercial sex workers (CSW), people who inject drugs (PWID), and men who have sex with men (MSM) outpace prevalence rates for the population as a whole. Religion has a complex […]

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Public Health and Faith Community Partnerships

Public Health and Faith Community Partnerships

IHP, in partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), has published a resource guide and toolkit, Public Health and Faith Community Partnerships:  Model Practices to Increase Influenza Prevention Among Hard-to-Reach Populations. The Model Practices Framework provides strategies to identify and engage faith-based organizations as partners in community health promotion and disease […]

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