Integrating Faith and Healthcare
Providing free lifesaving healthcare to people where medical care is nearly non-existent or not a feasible option.
At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services.
Everyday 16,000 children die before their 5th birthday. Pneumonia, malaria and diarrhea are the leading causes.
We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. So we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters. If someone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister in need but shows no compassion—how can God’s love be in that person?
Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions. Our actions will show that we belong to the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before God.
(1 John 3:16-19)
Close to 1 billion people in the world live in slum conditions, representing about one quarter of the world’s urban population.
In low-income countries life expectancy is 62 years, while in high-income countries it is 81
All statistics from World Health Organization, 2017