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Health worker Kadie E. Koroma (right), part of a team with the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign, processes a voucher that will provide mosquito nets for the family of Gbassay Foday (seated at left) for her home in Baoma village, near Bo, Sierra Leone, in June 2014. The campaign had raised more than $68 million by the end of 2015. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Nearing a malaria goal before GC2016

With most of $75 million goal raised, United Methodists will celebrate how Imagine No Malaria has made a difference both inside and outside the church. Read More

Dr. Alexis Ngoy Kasole Maloba (left), United Methodist Church health coordinator in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Dr. Philippe Okonda Akasa, health coordinator for East Congo, examine data on malaria at Alliance for Malaria Prevention Conference in Geneva. Photo by Gary Henderson, United Methodist Communications.

Imagine No Malaria proves it is about more than a mosquito

In addition to life-saving bed nets, funds raised provide upgrades for hospitals like electricity, medicines for sick people and communication technologies that aid in prevention. Read More

Imagine No Malaria Recognized as Superhero at Global Meeting

Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of The United Methodist Church to prevent and treat malaria, has received a Superhero Award from the Rotarians Action Group on Malaria. The award was given during the recent annual meeting of the Alliance for Malaria Prevention in Geneva. Read More

Mothers line up to present vouchers for insecticide treated bed nets.

Sierra Leone Video Diary: Distribution Friday

Volunteers put bed nets into the hands of young mothers who hope to protect their young children from mosquitoes carrying malaria. View

Women  in the streets celebrate the delivery of 350 thousand mosquito nets tin Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Video Diary: Celebration Thursday

The people of Sierra Leone join a net distribution parade and dance in the streets to celebrate the life-saving successes of the Imagine No Malaria program. View

United Methodist Bishop Warner Brown (left) and the Rev. Adilson de Almeida (right) help unpack an insecticide-treated mosquito net at the home of Antonica José (second from right) in Bom Jesus, Angola. The family received the net as part of the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Working to end the sting of malaria in Africa

“Rethink” what you know about malaria. Find out what the church is doing to raise awareness and how your dollars have saved lives. Read More

How is The United Methodist Church working to eradicate diseases like malaria?

In 2008, Global Health was affirmed as one of the four focus areas of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Malaria Ravages Congo Poor

George Clooney's malaria made news but in Africa, the disease is ever-present. The UMC offers aid but it came too late for one woman's family. View

Church makes pledge to Global Fund

United Methodists will give up to $28 million to fight AIDS, TB and malaria, through the first faith-based partnership with the Global Fund. 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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