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The Rev. Anne Gatobu from the Global AIDS Fund speaks during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference May 18 in Portland, Ore. In the background are the Rev. Donald Messer and the Rev. Joan Carter-Rimbach. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

AIDS goal: Ending the public health threat

In a Q&A, leaders of the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund outline plans to keep the denomination involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Read More

Bishop Albert Mutti and his wife, Etta Mae Mutti, observe a moment of silence during an AIDS Vigil held May 11 at the United Methodist 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore. The Vigil was sponsored by the UMC Global AIDS Fund Committee. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

Vigil remembers 35 million who died from AIDS

According to UNAIDS estimates, 2.2 million children live with HIV, and the disease remains a threat to people of all ages and nationalities. Read More

The United Methodist Church has helped save millions of lives in the fight against malaria, says Dr. Christoph Benn, director of external relations for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Benn spoke Nov. 4 to the United Methodist Council of Bishops in Oklahoma City. Photo by Tim Tanton, United Methodist Communications

Health expert: United Methodists saving millions

Dr. Christoph Benn of Global Fund praised the denomination’s Imagine No Malaria initiative, which has raised more than $64 million in pledges and gifts. Read More

These two children in India were born HIV-free, thanks to a clinic in Namakkal that was initially started with a grant from the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund. Photo courtesy of Don Messer.

This Christmas, help a child be born AIDS-free

Join United Methodists in fighting AIDS with a number of resources aimed to JUST SAVE ONE. Read More

UM Global AIDS Fund Aims at Saving Newborns from HIV

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee announced they will initiate a one-year focus on preventing transmission of HIV/AIDS from mothers to babies during pregnancy, labor, delivery or breastfeeding as part of their new Just Save One initiative. Read More

Global AIDS Fund kicks off Season of Hope Dec. 1

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund committee urges local congregations to observe World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) and to commit to Just Save One child from contracting the disease. The committee is releasing resources, including a Bible study and worship service to help raise awareness of the HIV & AIDS crisis. Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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