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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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Five Ways to Boost Resilience During this Pandemic

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis. It's not only a threat to our physical health. Even those who haven't themselves been infected are still affected by the various consequences of the pandemic. Here are some ways to boost psycho-social-spiritual resilience...

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World Cancer Day (Feb 4)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2019 This is a day when the world’s population unites to fight Cancer, the second leading cause of death in many countries. A campaign on this day aims to save millions of preventable deaths by raising awareness and education about the disease,...

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WHO Campaign to Combat the Coronavirus

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 1st Quarter 2020 HC Q1 202 printMarch 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign entitled “Connecting the World to Combat the Coronavirus” to unite the world in the fight against coronavirus, bringing together a wide array of partners on a series of...

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Agents of Healing: Light in a Dark World

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 1st Quarter 2020 We all have witnessed the rapid contagion of the novel coronavirus around the world, causing the World Health Organization (WHO) to call it a pandemic on March 11. Amidst the almost unreal impact on the lives of most people around the...

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XDR Tuberculosis

Q: Is the XDR form of tuberculosis as dangerous as the media made it out to be in the recent episode of the man who traveled by air after being told not to? Or is this much ado about nothing? A: We believe you are referring to the Andrew Speaker case,...

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