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Agents of Healing: Light in a Dark World

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 world, health professionals have received our utmost attention and respect. We have seen their faces marked with the indentation of the facemasks and goggles they wore for hours on end. Those marks express their tireless efforts to save lives and to bring healing and light at a time of crisis and uncertainty.

WHO Campaign to Combat the Coronavirus

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign entitled “Connecting the World to Combat the Coronavirus” in an effort to unite the world in the fight against coronavirus, bringing together a wide array of partners on a series of engaging initiatives to motivate and mobilize people to be ready to beat COVID-19, and to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The WHO is providing accurate country specific reports, advice for the public, media resources, technical guidance and travel advice.

World Health Day (April 7)

On World Health Day, the WHO is calling the world to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives that touch the lives of millions each day around the world. On April 7, they will launch of the first ever State of the World’s Nursing Report 2020. The report will provide a global picture of the nursing workforce and support evidence-based planning to optimize the contributions of this workforce to improve health and wellbeing for all. The report will set the agenda for data collection, policy dialogue, research and advocacy, and investment in the health workforce for generations to come.

Agents of Healing: Light in a Dark World

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 world, health professionals have received our utmost attention and respect. We have seen their faces marked with the indentation of the facemasks and goggles they wore for hours on end. Those marks express their tireless efforts to save lives and to bring healing and light at a time of crisis and uncertainty.

Recommendations for Potlucks During COVID-19 Pandemic

GCNC Recommendations for Fellowship Meals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Seventh-day Adventist Church values the health of its members and also keenly senses an obligation to the larger community of which we are a part. Because we desire to do all we can to slow the spread (“flatten the curve”) of infection and protect the most vulnerable we believe our churches should to be at the forefront of community efforts. Therefore, we recommend the following during this pandemic:

Coronavirus Update

In December 2019, a new and aggressive form of respiratory infection was discovered in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, and recently has been named COVID–19. The causative virus is a coronavirus named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and of the same family as the virus that caused the SARS epidemic in 2002-2003. By March 11, it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.

Adventist Wellness: Lifestyle & Wellness Centers

This document provides a summary of the philosophy and main principles for operation of Lifestyle and Wellness Centers. It is not exhaustive, and is an introduction to this important, and often neglected component of Comprehensive Health Ministry. It has been specially prepared for the 2019 General Conference Leadership Colloquium of Division Leaders which is themed “Wholeness in Christ: Mission Vision in Action.” We are grateful to the Taskforce that compiled this brochure - Viriato Ferreira and Zeno Charles-Marcel (co-chairs), Fred Hardinge, Chuck Cleveland, and Frank Fournier.

Grateful for Adventist Institutions of Higher Learning

Grateful for Adventist Institutions of Higher Learning 

Christmas is upon us, and 2020 is the reality of our planning and schedules. We look back with gratitude that the Lord has faithfully led us to this point, and by His grace, we may look forward with hope and confidence to the opportunities, challenges, joys, and duties of the New Year.

 

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