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Quo Vadis, Health Ministries… Where are you going?

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 It is the worst of times, it is the best of times. Quo Vadis (Where are you going). This paraphrase of Charles Dickens’s famous novel is a solemn description of the COVID-19 pandemic era. This public health crisis has overshadowed but...

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World Day for Prevention of Violence Against Children (November 19).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 Worldwide, one in two children ages 2-17 years suffered violence in the past year. Violence against children includes all forms of violence against people under 18 years old. Physical and sexual abuse are common, but emotional abuse is one of the...

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World Diabetes Day (November 14).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 This year’s theme is Diabetes: Nurses make the difference. The campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes. Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. They do...

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World Mental Health Awareness Day (October 10).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 This year’s World Mental Health Day, comes at a time when our daily lives have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have had many challenges: for health-care workers, providing care in difficult circumstances; for students, adapting to taking...

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Adventist Health Ministries New Website.

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 The General Conference Health Ministries (HM) department has launched a new website portal. The HM portal contains many resources, articles, health statements, as well as information about our healthcare and health education institutions. A special COVID19 page contains many resources to...

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International Youth Day (August 12)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 International Youth Day is an initiative that celebrates the qualities of young people and that recognizes the challenges that today’s youth can face. International Youth Day 2020 will be an excellent opportunity to provide programs for youth that supports them on...

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World Against Trafficking in People (July 30)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 Through the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the world has embraced goals and targets on trafficking in persons. These goals call for an end to trafficking and violence against children; as well as the need for measures against human trafficking, and they...

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World Hepatitis Day (WHD) (July 28)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 Worldwide, 290 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, we call on people from across the world...

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Adventist Health Ministries Coronavirus Resource Page

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 1st Quarter 2020 The coronavirus pandemic brings the opportunity to educate church members and community friends on effective prevention strategies using evidence-based and biblically sound information. There are so many sources of misinformation and fake messaging that can be dangerous and even harmful. It...

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World Health Day (Apr 7)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 1st Quarter 2019 Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the community. Progress is being made in countries in all...

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