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New grant helps battle diseases of poverty

The United Methodist Church's efforts to battle malaria and HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will get a boost, thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More

Community health workers bring healing

In remote areas of Liberia with few resources, a team of volunteer health workers is often the only way villagers receive medical care. Read More

Sierra Leone students to fight malaria

Plan is for schoolteachers to train health club members who will spread knowledge to their peers, families and communities. Read More

HIV/AIDS threatening Philippines

United Methodists work with other faith groups to "respond&ellipsis;with new attitudes and actions focused on education, prevention and compassion." Read More

Grandmother builds orphanage in Africa

Grandparents Day is Sunday. Kay Oursler joined the Peace Corps at 65 and felt God's call to become "Bibi" (grandmother) to orphans in Tanzania. Read More

Churches crucial to turn tide of HIV, AIDS

Role of faith groups emphasized as 19th International AIDS Conference evaluates progress, and unfinished business, in mission. Read More

CBS highlights interfaith AIDS action

"HIV & AIDS: Awareness & Compassion" will be broadcast June 17 and features The United Methodist Church's work on AIDS prevention. Read More

Faith communities can overcome AIDS epidemic

The people of God need to decide it is time to destroy HIV/AIDS, speakers said during "Lighten the Burden IV," sponsored by the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

Transforming the lives of African orphans

ZOE Ministry's work is mutually beneficial, says director, who sees a "glimpse of Jesus" in the lives of the young people. Read More

Living with HIV: The Rev. Shane Stanford

He kept a secret until he was ordained, then some churches turned their backs. "I wasn't so much upset with God as much as with God's people." View

Mother for African Orphans: Kay Oursler

Kay Oursler is a person whose life has had many different chapters. Now the Arkansan lives in Tanzania most of the year to fulfill a pledge to help orphans. View

AIDS Awareness Church

"It's God's work." Hollywood UMC supports those with HIV, visits clinic patients. "They can go all day without anything to eat, or a hug, or smile." View

United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Presents Leadership Awards

The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee will present several awards honoring United Methodists who have made significant contributions to ending AIDS in the world at the upcoming Lighten the Burden lll International Aids Conference held October 14-16, 2010 in Dallas, Texas at the Radisson Hotel Central Dallas. Read More

Bishops cast out fear with HIV tests

United Methodist leaders express solidarity for people living with HIV/AIDS. Read More

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