Working Together to Confront the HIV/AIDS Crisis: New Partnerships in Variable Geometries
December 3, 2005
In a plenary session of partnerships at the December 2005 Abuja pre-International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa (ICASA), Katherine Marshall explores the partnership between faith-based organizations and the World Bank in development work and the fight against HIV/AIDS. This document reviews the multi-faceted roles of faith institutions in confronting the pandemic, looking at the framework for partnerships between faith institutions and development organizations. In reviewing the potential for partnerships, the report looks at lessons and support within the framework of the World Bank. The pre-conference was organized by Pan African Christian AIDS Network and the National Catholic Church of Nigeria.