This content appeared originally in 2001 in Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing. Each attachment contains one of the book’s main chapters. Some chapters provide background information on covenants and healing. Other chapters address specific policy issues.
I am making the content available as an Open Access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited: Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing, Glenna Crooks, Revised Edition, 2001.
The information contained in these chapters has not been updated since publication. It is my hope that those who are interested in these subjects will find this helpful background and will expedite any efforts they undertake to update the information and make it available for their work to improve the health of people everywhere.
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