• Church out to foster gender justice across Africa

    Kigali, RWANDA, 7 JULY 2018 (F2A) – The All Africa Conference of Churches has resolved to proactively promote gender justice through her future programming. This follows the adoption of various resolutions by the AACC’s highest decision-making organ sitting…


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  • Christian Sermon Guide to Save the Lives of Mothers and Newborns: A Toolkit for Religious Leaders

    Sarla Chand and Kathy Erb 2009 This is a tool for Christian religious leaders on how to guide their followers through a safe reproductive process from pregnancy through infancy. It presents the magnitude of worldwide concern with maternal and infant mortality but argues that the problem is solvable. The instructions include not only guidelines for safe health and sanitation practices, but also recommendations for how Christian leaders might instill these standards and values in their congregations by addressing the issues in the context of sermons with biblical references included. Download


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  • Muslim Khutbah Guide to Save the Lives of Mothers and Newborns: A Toolkit for Religious Leaders

    Chand S & Al-Kabi A May 2009 This guide will help religious leaders understand the dangers faced by mothers and babies and learn what they can do as a religious leader to help save lives. It includes descriptions of problems encountered by mothers, solutions for those problems and sermon starters to help you educate your congregation on safe motherhood practices. (Available in English and French.) Download


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  • A Guide for Training Community Health Workers/Volunteers to Provide Maternal and Newborn Health Messages

    Prevention of Postpartum Hemhorrage Initiative (POPPHI) 2009 This training guide focuses on building the capacity of CHWs and volunteers to use counseling cards to promote the health of women and newborns at home through preventive care, identification of problems, and seeking appropriate care. The guide trains CHWs to identify and interact with women of reproductive age, as well as their families, community and religious leaders, and health care providers at facilities. The toolkit contains: a Reference Manual, Technical Presentations, a Facilitator’s Guide, a Participant’s Notebook, a Clinical Logbook with Learning and Evaluation Checklists, a Guide for Training Community Health Workers/Volunteers to Provide Maternal and Newborn Health Messages and a set of Counseling Cards. Download


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