The Politics of Compassion

On October 2, the Interfaith Health Program hosted Dr. Amanullah De Sondy for a lecture and panel discussion, entitled The Politics of Compassion: Human Rights and Religion in Global Health and Development. Dr. De Sondy is currently Assistant Professor of Islamic...

Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Religion and public health are not often considered together, in scholarship or in practice. Each community may regard the other with skepticism or give them little thought at all.  And yet, religious practices and communities around the globe have a daily impact on...