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A nurse cares for a child at Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila.

Methodist History: Manila Hospital Serves Poor

For more than 100 years, this United Methodist hospital has been committed to providing free care to the poor. View

Since July 2014, Samaritan’s Purse has been managing an Ebola isolation center in Liberia located in Foya near the border with Guinea. The organization’s team of medical doctors and highly trained nurses is providing direct clinical care to patients infected with the virus.

Doctor’s daily prayer for Liberia: ‘God, send help’

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is far more critical than has been reported, a United Methodist doctor just back from West Africa says. Read More

A store in Monrovia, Liberia, was closed after a nationwide curfew and other restrictions were imposed  to stop the spread of Ebola. Violent protests broke out after two Monrovia neighborhoods were quarantined and people were not allowed to leave. In the rest of the city, some stores and banks were closed because of confusion about restrictions imposed by the government.

Ebola quarantine sparks violent protests

Violence protests follow the lockdown and curfew aimed at stopping spread of Ebola in Liberia. Read More

Wayan Vota leads FailFaire at the World Bank in Washington D.C., November 2012. UMNS Photo by Adele Waugaman.

Wayan Vota: Send cash, not tractors

Technology is vital in both recovery from disaster and long-term growth in developing nations, but the tool must fit the need. View

Maeghan Orton (right) explores a solar cell phone charger with Paramount Chief Joseph Kposowa (seated, center) in Bumpe village near Bo, Sierra Leone, about mobile phone technology. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Maeghan Orton: Trial and error in Nairobi

Maeghan Orton sees every day the ways technology improves lives in Africa. But she also sees which approaches work … and which don’t. View

Dr. Jeff Thill, a volunteer at a Shepherd's Hope Health Center in Orlando, Fla., examines patient Geannie Figuereo. The clinic, founded 10 years ago by St. Luke's United Methodist Church, serves residents without access to insurance or medical care.

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

From our earliest days United Methodists have believed that providing health care to others is an important duty of Christians. Read More

Jomacio Cassava plays with the package for a long lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net provided by the MENTOR Initiative at his home in the Cacilhas village near Huambo, Angola.

$1.1 million donation toward war on malaria

Barbara Ferguson’s gift to Imagine No Malaria — the largest ever given from an individual donor — will help save lives. Read More

Social Principles: The Social Community

We affirm all persons as equally valuable in the sight of God's sight. We reject discrimination and assert the rights of minority groups to equal opportunities. ' } Read More

Book of Resolutions: Health Care for All in the United States

From our earliest days United Methodists have believed that providing health care to others is an important duty of Christians. Read More

One-year-old Joshua Flores receives free treatment for tuberculosis at United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila, Philippines. As one of the country's few missionary hospitals, Mary Johnston accepts all patients regardless of race, creed or ability to pay.

Struggling hospital continues to offer free health care

Begun in 1906 as a missionary clinic in the Philippines, United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital is a model for service to the poor. Read More

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