Global Health and Africa: Assessing Faith Work and Research Priorities

Authors: Lynn Aylward Hahna Fridirici Kimbrough Katherine Marshall

April 12, 2012

The World Faiths Development Dialogue and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation joined efforts in April 2012 to enhance the role of faith institutions working to benefit health in Africa by highlighting cases of current health work by faith-inspired organizations. An assessment was carried out to fill these gaps in knowledge and research, as well as to contribute to formulating future research agendas.
The full report outlines the information known about FIOs working on health, their market share, costs, and relationships with government, international organizations, and each other through country case studies. It also contains a background paper with supporting research, two supplements, and two appendices.