FBOs’ involvement with HIV is diverse and often extensive in outreach:

– 1 in 5 HIV responses is faith-related (WHO 2004)
– A comprehensive worldwide mapping of FBO HIV responses has not been
undertaken and that there is little reliable national data (Keough, et al., 2007)

FBOs’ involvement with Maternal and Child Health services are common:

– 90% FB health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa offer maternal and newborn
services (Chand & Patterson 2007)
– In Uganda, 50% of MCH provided through FBOs (USAID & Access 2007)
– Services provided by FBOs in 6 African countries rated quality of care and
satisfaction better than public sector services (Widmer et al 2011)

About the HIV & Maternal Health Learning Hub

The HIV & Maternal Health Hub was led by

The Hub focused on evidence for the activity and impact of Local Faith Communities on HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health, with special attention to Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of Aids (PMTCT) and to the role of skilled birth attendants.

Learning Hub members worked together with co-chairs to develop a survey of what is already known about how faith groups impact maternal health, with specific reference to these two indicators.

 

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Building on Firm Foundations: The 2015 Consultation on Strengthening Partnerships Between Faith-based Organizations and PEPFAR to Build Capacity for Sustained Responses to HIV/AIDS
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UNICEF Guide to Partnering with Religious Communities
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UNAIDS-Caritas Internationalis Joint Consultation with Catholic Church-related and other FBOs on Expansion of Anti-Retroviral Treatment
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Partnership with Faith Based Organizations: UNAIDS Strategic Framework
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The Contribution of Religious Entities to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
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The World Health Report 2004
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BEST PRACTICE REPORT ON A CONCERTED, FAITH-BASED INITIATIVE
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Faith-based responses to the global HIV pandemic: exceptional engagement in a major public health emergency
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Streams of Compassion: Response of the Catholic Church to HIV/AIDs in India
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WFDD Reducing Maternal Mortality
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Faith Communities Engage the HIV/AIDS Crisis
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Partnership with Faith-based Organizations UNAIDS Strategic Framework
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World Vision’s Channels of Hope Methodology: Empowering Local Churches in Their HIV Response
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CHANNELS OF HOPE: ENHANCING HIV RESPONSE AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL
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HIV & AIDS Establishing mother support groups: Best practices to reduce HIV vertical transmission
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UNDER THE CURVE: Understanding the most neglected children in the HIV & AIDS response
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Global Health: Responding to HIV in Emergencies
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Narrative: Channels of Hope Theory of Change
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The Role of Religious Communities In Addressing Gender-Based Violence And HIV
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ADRA Papua New Guinea Church Partnership Program Case Study
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Breaking the Silence: The role of the church in addressing sexual violence in South Africa
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The role of faith-based organizations in maternal and newborn health care in Africa
Published: 2011Author:Mariana Widmer, Ana P. Betran, Mario Merialdi, Jennifer Requejo, Ted Karpf
Partnering With Religious Communities for Children
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Channels of Hope
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Interfaith Consultation: Children and HIV & AIDS
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The Faithful House: Affirming Life, Avoiding Risk
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DREAM An Integrated Faith-Based Initiative to Treat HIV/AIDS in Mozambique: Case Study
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National Review of Faith-Based Responses to HIV in Cambodia
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Working in a Bounded Field of Unknowing
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The potential and perils of partnership: Christian religious entities and collaborative stakeholders responding to HIV and AIDS in Kenya, Malawi, and the DRC
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