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Training in Argentina for SDA Health Students in Public Universities

A new course designed to train and encourage health students who are not studying at Adventist universities was launched in March 2015. This pilot project, organized by the Argentinian Union and Buenos Aires Conference in collaboration with the Health Ministries Department of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, attracted much attention when all 35 places were quickly filled.

Brazilian Conference Trains Hundreds in Health Ministries

Over 400 church members, including  health professionals, 80 pastors and 100 SDA school directors and science teachers, were trained in the principles of healthy living and outreach, at the Missão & Cura (Mission and Healing) program, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Miracles of Grace Conference

The Second Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) Literature Evangelist Congress took place December 2 through 7, 2014, at the Birchwood Hotel near Johannesburg, South Africa. It was a vibrant and exciting meeting, attended by almost 1,000 delegates from throughout the Division. The conveners were Pastors Howard Faigao and Super Moesi, director of the General Conference (GC) and SID Publishing Ministries Departments respectively.

Spirituality and Health Congress of Adventist Health Professionals

Over 400 Adventist health professionals and students, from Brazil and surrounding countries met in Bento Gonçalves, Brazil, eager to learn more on how to model Christ in their work place as well as to commit themselves to a life of service. Drs. Peter Landless and Viriato Ferreira encouraged the group to allow the love of God to be seen in them, whether they worked in clinical practice, lab work or in community service. The meeting was strongly supported by local Church leaders.

Missionary Book for 2015

You can join the global effort to share the Missionary Book for 2015, Health and Wellness: Secrets That Will Change Your Life. Edited by Mark Finley and Peter Landless, this book offers practical principles for living an abundant life. Contributors to this book include doctors Ben Carson, Neil Nedley, Duane McBride, Katia Reinert, Gary Fraser, Fred Hardinge and more. Topics on health and wellness include depression, resilience, healthy relationships, active living, wholesome eating, faith in God and much more.

The Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has captivated the attention of the world. It has spawned genuine concern as well as a huge amount of fear and paranoia. At present it is confined to countries in West Africa.

Watch a report from the front lines of the Ebola war as two physicians, Gillian Seton, MD and James Appel, MD , share what it is like to serve at Cooper Adventist Hospital in Libera.

What is it and will it spread to the rest of the world?

Amidst the Flames--Kiev Adventist Christian Medical Center

This recently opened institution is located a few kilometers from the heart of Kiev where more than 30 people have been killed in the civil unrest that is shaking Ukraine. While many have fled the city, the staff of our Center remain faithfully sharing the healing love of Jesus.

Yury Bondarenko, MD, MPH, medical director, shares this powerful testimony. In spite of the turmoil, 20 people attended an evening program on Healthy Sleep. Following the close of the last evening, a 39 year woman came to Dr. Yury to thank him and concluded “especially the spiritual part of the program.” He answered with a “praise the Lord.”

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