Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most God-fearing places on earth. It’s also chronically ill. Diseases from dengue to malaria ravage Africa’s faithful, and nearly 50% of healthcare in Africa is provided by medical missionaries or faith-based groups. America Abroad Media visits Kenya and Uganda to talk with nuns, imams, and priests who are increasingly being called upon to heal the sick.
Listen to the radio documentary, Holy Healers, which originally aired in June 2010.
View a video by AAM reporter Matt Ozug on “Tackling HIV in Uganda.”
View a video about Nigeria’s Fight Against Polio by reporter Chris Williams.