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Health Program Publications

Follow the links below to read program publications.


Guinea Worm Eradication Program

Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program

International Task Force for Disease Eradication

Mental Health Program

River Blindness Elimination Program

Schistosomiasis Control Program

The Hispaniola Initiative

Trachoma Control Program

Past Programs at ɫ

Public Health Training Initiative

Malaria Control Program (2007-2014) 

Agriculture Program (1986–2011)

Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative (1997–2010)

General Reports

Oct. 1, 1998
Faith & Health (PDF)
This publication is a collection of articles highlighting the convergence of faith and health.

Jan. 1, 1991
Global 2000: The Report to the President – Entering the Twenty-First Century (PDF)
The Global 2000 Study was designed to assess probable changes in the world’s population, natural resources, and environment, also to identify and strengthen the Government’s capability for longer-term planning and analysis.

Oct. 25-27, 1989
The Church’s Challenge in Health (PDF)
This report provides information about primary health issues in America, the role of the faith community in health and healing, and efforts to mobilize the faith community to respond to health needs and commit to the promotion of full and healthy lives. Ideas were drawn from a symposium of 200 Christian, Jewish, Islamic, and Native American religious leaders.

April 27 – May 1, 1986
Risks Old and New: A Global Consultation on Health (PDF)
Ministers of health and technical consultants from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the U.S.S.R., and leading global health agencies met to gain a clearer understanding of current needs and opportunities in global health. Six workshops addressed traditional enemies to health in developing countries, as well as newer health risks associated with economic development.

Jan. 1, 1985
Healthier People (PDF)
Medical scientists have discovered numerous ways to improve health and extend life. The purpose of this booklet is to help you apply their knowledge to your own life and the lives of your friends and family. ɫ seeks to help “close the gap” between the level of health in America today, and the level that is possible if we use our current knowledge to prevent disease and early death.

Nov. 26, 1984
Closing the Gap: The Burden of Unnecessary Illness (PDF)
This consultation focused on what Americans could do as individuals and as a nation to improve their health. The country’s foremost experts on public health met to look at the major risks to good health in the U.S., placed them in their proper perspective, and outlined preventative actions that could lead to fewer deaths, saved dollars, improved health quality of life, and greater productivity.

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