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Global Health Researchers Lack Data On Faith-Based Organizations’ Health Care Services, Lancet Series Says

SciDev.Net: Faith-based care invisible to health researchers
“Christian, Islamic, and other faith-based organizations provide extensive health care in the world’s poorest places, but are invisible to global health researchers, according to a series of papers published this month in medical journal The Lancet. The result is a dearth of data about the services that organizations such as Islamic Relief and the Salvation Army provide, the articles say…” (Shuchman, 7/23).

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