Spiritual Themes and Challenges in Global Health

To understand the role of spirituality in global health practice and identify factors that influence and limit its expression, Dr. Addiss initiated conversations and informal interviews with more than 300 global health leaders, students, and practitioners during 2010-2014. Four challenges contributing to a lack of connection with the values that drew global health practitioners to the field emerged: compassion at a distance; dichotomous thinking; conspiracy of silence; and compulsion to save the world. 

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