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Jeremy Rosado sings Able during a celebration of The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign May 18 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Imagine No Malaria celebration rocks the house

Noting how a mosquito bite led to a global health movement, Bishop Thomas Bickerton introduces new initiative. Read More

Imagine No Malaria Advent Resources

Free worship resources, liturgies, prayers, videos and graphics will inspire your congregation to share a message of hope and help end malaria. View

Tinotenda Zamchiya, 4, was playing on the Nyadire United Methodist Hospital playground three days after she began treatment for a serious case of malaria. Photo by Vicki Brown, UMNS.

Health care in rural Zimbabwe at Nyadire

United Methodist mission hospital, clinics provide much needed care for an isolated area around Nyadire, Zimbabwe. Read More

Vaccine a milestone in fight against malaria

New vaccine for young children hailed as “an important step in the elimination of malaria-related illness and death across the world,” says Bishop Tom Bickerton. Read More

Photo courtesy of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church

West Ohio meets Imagine No Malaria goal

“We are no strangers here in West Ohio to miraculous, mission-focused giving.” At Global Praise and Worship Service, conference reaches target of $3.5 million. Read More

Sunday School children helped raised funds, and awareness, at a North Ferrisburgh church. Photo courtesy of The Vermont Eagle online.

Kids help raise funds for ‘skeeter nets’

Children at a Vermont church raised $531 by encouraging church members to pitch their change into coffee cans – with a little help from a large mosquito. Read More

The Rev. Jennifer Long talks about having malaria during her pregnancy. Image from video courtesy of Rev. Long.

Mother learns about malaria first-hand while pregnant

When Rev. Jennifer Long delivered a healthy baby after being diagnosed with malaria, the Imagine No Malaria field coordinator was forever changed. “I had to do something.” Read More

Bishop Thomas Bickerton and the Rev. Gary Henderson (right) present Dr. Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, with a gift for $9.6 million, a donation from Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of the people of The United Methodist Church to eliminate malaria deaths. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

United Methodist Church contributes $9.6 million to Global Fund

The denomination’s Imagine No Malaria donation is the largest ever made to the Global Fund by a faith-based organization. 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

Bishop Thomas Bickerton speaks at the U.S. Capitol as Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of the people of The United Methodist Church, presents $9.6 million to the Global Fund to prevent malaria deaths. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

Imagining no malaria: Partners needed to see success

Leaders from The United Methodist Church talk about progress to defeat the disease, and why they pair with the Global Fund. Read More

The United Methodist Church Contributes $9.6 Million to Fight Malaria in Africa

The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the Geneva-based institution. Read More

Sharon and Lynn Fogleman are family physicians serving with The Mission Society in South Sudan. Photo courtesy the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Husband-and-wife doctor team fights malaria

Physicians in South Sudan lead community-awareness trainings in Africa and speak at U.S. churches to have “more of a lasting impact” as medical professionals. Read More

Katie Howard, right, holds Lois two days before she became seriously ill with malaria. Photo by Crystal Caviness, United Methodist Communications.

Face to face with malaria

For Crystal Caviness, a meeting with a two-year-old cast deadly disease in a new light. ‘In a moment, life got real, because malaria became real.’ 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

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