Framing the role of Christians in global health

  • Mark A. Strand North Dakota State University
  • Andrew M. Cole University of New South Wales
Keywords: global health, faith-based organizations, research


Globalization has brought many people and organizations together. Healthcare is one of the fields that has been the most engaged in global collaboration. Healthcare professionals working from the framework of Christian faith have been participants and leaders in global health for many years. The current challenges in global health call for the active involvement of all concerned players, Christian healthcare professionals among them. This paper will describe a unique framework for Christians involved in global health to make contributions to research and scholarship in the field of global health.

Author Biographies

Mark A. Strand, North Dakota State University
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Masters in Public Health Program, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
Andrew M. Cole, University of New South Wales
Conjoint Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW


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