Responding to Ebola: What Role Does Religion Play?

February 1, 2021

This curricular module guide explores the role of religion in Ebola response, highlighting how faith actors can contribute both positively and negatively to public health efforts. The guide expands on the "Responding to Ebola: What Role Does Religion Play?" virtual course module by assembling open-access sources and providing discussion questions on the varied roles of religious actors and faith-inspired organizations in the Ebola response. 

These materials are designed to engage students with the following issues:

  • ‚Äčthe diverse roles of religious leaders and faith-inspired organizations in the response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa
  • actions taken by faith-based organizations in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and other west African nations in response to Ebola and their roles in aiding local communities

    This guide is part of the Berkley Center's Religion and World Affairs Virtual Course Modules, a collection of curricular modules that draws on open-access articles and multimedia sources to support online learning in higher education.

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