Compassion & Choices helps people plan for and achieve a good death, working to change attitudes, practices and policies so that everyone can access the information and options they need to have more control and comfort at the end of life. It is the organization that is assisting Brittany Maynard through her end-of-life issues and […]
The Abigail Alliance is committed to helping create wider access to developmental cancer drugs and other drugs for serious life-threatening illnesses. It was founded in memory of Abigail Burroughs who died on June 9, 2001, after trying unsuccessfully to gain access to an experimental drug. The Abigail Alliance was the plaintiff in an unsuccessful law […]
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries in Kansas City, Mo., is a faith-based organization that provides abstinence and faithfulness programs and other AIDS services in Africa under a government contract.
World Hope International of Alexandria, Va., is a faith-based organization that has a government contract to provide abstinence and faithfulness promotion programs in Haiti.
Visions in Action is a Washington, D.C., faith-based organization that provides abstinence and faithfulness programs and other AIDS services in Africa under a government contract.
The Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics is a multifaith organization of religious scholars interested in reproductive health and other issues. Daniel Maguire, professor of moral and theological ethics at Marquette University, is president.
The Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation in Park Ridge, Ill., has done research on religion’s influence on policy-making.
EngenderHealth of New York is a nonprofit organization working to “support and strengthen reproductive health services for women and men worldwide” that has collaborated with religious organizations.
FHI 360, formerly titled Family Health International, is a nonprofit organization that works to improve health in more than 60 developing countries. It conducts behavioral, biomedical and health services research in support of numerous global health priorities, including contraception, reproductive health, HIV, malaria, rotavirus, and other infectious diseases, such as avian influenza. FHI also implements programs […]