Healthcare Missions Pre-congress ICMDA World Congress, Arusha, Tanzania




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A conference report on healthcare mission engagement including biblical basis, historical threads, current state of global health, vocation, cross-cultural communication, mobilizing and supporting workers, and leadership. 

Author Biography

Daniel O'Neill, Managing Editor, Christian Journal for Global Health, Global Health

MD, MTh, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


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How to Cite

O’Neill, D. (2023). Healthcare Missions Pre-congress ICMDA World Congress, Arusha, Tanzania . Christian Journal for Global Health, 10(2), 85–94.

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