Originally established in the Carter Center in 1992, the Interfaith Health Program (IHP) is currently part of Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University to foster partnerships between public health and faith communities and mobilized resources for the health of communities in the United States and around the world.
Mission: to actively promote the health and well-being of individuals and communities who face health disparities, the Interfaith Health Program (IHP) brings together a diverse community of scholars and public health practitioners to assure access to health programs and services. Through alliances with national and global partners, IHP facilitates collaboration, provides training, builds networks, conducts research, and implements programs that improve the health and wellness of communities around the world. IHP’s work is rooted in respect for diverse religious beliefs and practices, justice, and human rights for all people.
Faith Affiliation: Interfaith
Key Facts: With 5 key staff members, IHP focuses on the health and wellness of 18 different countries.