Country Spotlight Series, Health Systems Strengthening

Faith-based Healthcare in India


January 18, 2021

Role of Faith-based Health Providers Faith is a fundamental part of life for people across the globe. Research shows that worldwide, more than eight in ten people identify with a religion. According to the Pew Research Center, in many emerging economies, including India, 80 to 90% of people...

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Country Spotlight Series, Health Systems Strengthening

Faith-based Organization Role in Health Systems in Tanzania


January 12, 2021

Tanzania is a country faced with a significant burden of disease, poverty, and disparities in health outcomes. According to the World Bank, 26% of Tanzanians live below the poverty line, causing a significant barrier to access and affordability of healthcare in the country.

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Health Systems Strengthening, Mass Drug Administration

Mass Drug Administration for NTDs: Building the Necessary Local Trust and Capacity


June 24, 2020

By Veronica Mkusa, IMA World Health, Tanzania Nearly one in six people worldwide suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTD). This collection of diseases primarily impact the world’s poor, who commonly contract them through bites from insects or by ingesting or having contact with contaminated water or soil. More...

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