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HFHP Director Leads Chapel Service Focused on Advent, Mary, and Maternal Health - November 26, 2013

Director Katey Zeh spent a full day with students and faculty of Drew Theological Seminary in New Jersey at the invitation of Professor Kate Ott, Assistant Professor of Christian Social Ethics. Katey worked with the students of Dr. Ott’s Medical and Healthcare Ethics... Continue reading...


Who Gave You This Authority? - November 05, 2013

The Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project hosted our 4th Ambassador Advocacy Training last week in Washington, D.C. In this piece entitled "Who Gave You This Authority" HFHP Ambassador Rev. Robb McCoy writes about his experience advocating for investments in international family planning and maternal... Continue reading...


HFHP Cohosts Webinar with UMW about the Intersections of Maternal Health & Migration - July 25, 2013

A big thanks to all those who participated in our webinar “Exploring the Intersections: Maternal Health and Migration." We had a great turnout and look forward to working with all of you to advocate for investments in international family planning and comprehensive immigration reform. ... Continue reading...


HFHP Joins North Carolina Annual Conference for Online Pre-Advent Study on Mary & Maternal Health - July 16, 2013

This November Healthy Families, Healthy Planet will partner with the North Carolina Annual Conference to host a two-week interactive online study focused on Mary, maternal health, and advocacy. Although the study will be hosted on the North Carolina Conference’s online learning website, this... Continue reading...


Caring for Women and Children Everywhere - July 11, 2013

By Rev. Margaret Baleh Kartwe-Bradley Photo credit: Impatient Optimists Blog  *Rev. Margaret is the Senior Pastor at Village United Methodist Church in North Lauderdale, Florida The statistics are so horrifying that sometimes we just numb them out: every two minutes, a woman dies from... Continue reading...


Call for Applications: Healthy Families, Healthy Planet Ambassador Advocacy Training - May 22, 2013

We are pleased to announce that Healthy Families, Healthy Planet will be hosting its fourth Ambassador Advocacy Training on October 27-30th in Washington, D.C. In response to God's call to care for the least of these, this training is designed to bring... Continue reading...


HFHP Cohosts Webinar with UMW about the Intersections of Maternal Health & Domestic Violence - April 04, 2013

A big thanks to all those who participated in our first webinar “Exploring the Intersections: Maternal Health/Family Planning and Domestic Violence.” We had a great turnout and look forward to working with all of you to advocate for investments in international family... Continue reading...


International Woman’s Day: A Call for Intersectionality - March 07, 2013

By: Katey Zeh, Director, Healthy Families, Healthy Planet Project   Proverbs 31:31: “Give her a share in the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the city gates.” The writer of Proverbs 31 writes of an ëschet-chayil, which depending on... Continue reading...


HFHP Hosts First Webinar on the Intersections of Maternal Health & HIV/AIDS - February 21, 2013

A big thanks to all those who participated in our first webinar “Exploring the Intersections: Maternal Health/Family Planning and HIV/AIDS.” We had a great turnout and look forward to working with all of you to advocate for investments in international family... Continue reading...


International Family Planning Legislative Update - June 25, 2012

Last month, both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees adopted State and Foreign Operations Appropriations (SFOPs) Bills which allocate funding for international family planning and maternal health programs. While a budget is not expected to be passed prior to this November’s election, these... Continue reading...

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