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Children in the Montgomery-Prattville District held an impromptu lemonade stand, advertised by their mothers on Instagram, to raise money for Imagine No Malaria. Photo courtesy Alabama-West Florida Conference.

Small disciples raise money for Imagine No Malaria

Children in the Alabama-West Florida Conference held an impromptu lemonade stand and raised $61. Learn ways your church can support INM. 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

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

2013: A year of United Methodist milestones

In 2013, The United Methodist Church experienced important transitions in its leadership as well as widely recognized milestones in the life of the denomination and individual United Methodists. Read More

Our Work

The United Methodist Church is launching the Global Health Initiative to focus and mobilize the people of The United Methodist Church into action against the diseases of poverty. Read More

Partnerships

Learn about the vital global health partnerships that enable us to help more children and save more lives. Read More

United Methodists ahead of malaria goal

Fundraising for Imagine No Malaria reaches June goal of $40 million early, more than halfway to final goal of $75 million by 2015. 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

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

‘Giving Tuesday’ to keep Christ in Christmas

Amid the bargain-hunting hype, generous givers seek opportunities to feed hungry, fight malaria, offer relief, nurture leaders and more. 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

Malaria fighter faces his son’s battle

Phileas Jusu's job is to help prevent the spread of malaria, which hit home recently when his own son was stricken with the disease. Read More

UMTV: Young Women of UMCOR

They are leaders at relief agency before age 40. Hear their story. "Young people are looking at us saying, 'We want to do that, too.'" View

3 young women = UMCOR’s ‘triumvirate’

When there's a disaster, disease or famine, these three women know they'll be on the ground to help. Read More

Adding skills to end malaria in Africa

Conference sponsored by Imagine No Malaria and hosted by UMCOR teaches health board members fine points of maintaining initiatives. Read More

Emerging S. Sudan now faces malaria battle

United Methodists are working to help newest nation in world as it puts behind 50 years of one war only to fight another. Read More

Conferences talk bishops, focus areas

United Methodist U.S. annual (regional) conferences and central conferences tackle a variety of issues during 2012 meetings. Read More

GC2012 Celebration Sunday: The Advance

Meet some of the people who represent The United Methodist Church at work in the world - and those who make their missions possible. View

GC2012: Ziemer on Malaria

Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, acknowledges that The United Methodist Church has been an important partner in the fight against malaria. View

GC2012: Focus on World Malaria Day

With hundreds of thousands of lives saved, The United Methodist Church continues its fight through Imagine No Malaria. Read More

Clergy band plays to fight malaria

Texas clergy combine their love of music with a passion for mission and raise almost $200,000 for United Methodist causes. Read More

Minnesotans add $2 million to malaria fight

Fundraising sets new mark for United Methodist regional conferences as Imagine No Malaria effort total now exceeds $19 million. Read More

Malaria video in Times Square

Right now, in the heart of New York City, a message of need is being broadcast to more than 1.5 million people who pass through Times Square every day. Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, is airing a video message to underscore the urgent need to fight... Read More

Malaria Lab Fights Killer

Andrea Henkel is a scientist with personal reasons to Imagine No Malaria. She got malaria in Togo and children close to her died from the disease. View

Imagine No Malaria mobile app

On World Malaria Day, The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign is using technology to fight mosquitoes with the launch of a new mobile application that keeps mosquitoes away and also raises funds for the fight against malaria. Read More

Documentary helps fight malaria

Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, has produced a documentary to increase awareness and action against malaria, a disease that kills a child in Africa every 45 seconds. Read More

Pauley Perrette joins United Methodist Imagine No Malaria campaign

Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, is pleased to introduce actress Pauley Perrette to its growing community of supporters working together to reduce deaths caused by malaria.

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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

United Methodists provide mosquito nets to prevent malaria in Sierra Leone

The people of The United Methodist Church will provide nearly 400,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets to people throughout the Bo district of southern Sierra Leone beginning November 26. Read More

World Malaria Day 2011: Host a Malaria House Party

The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign is asking United Methodists to support a lifesaving cause by hosting a malaria house party for World Malaria Day, April 25, 2011, or in the months leading up to the event. Read More

Child Mortality Rates Declining Worldwide

United Methodist efforts to provide better health care, accessibility to clinics, and bed nets could be factors contributing to the decline. Read More

Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game.

From now through January 31, 2010, Nothing But Nets supporters can donate $10 or more and get two complimentary tickets to an NBA game, subject to availability and participating teams. Read More

To Lunch or Not To Lunch? World Malaria Day is April 25

The people of The United Methodist Church are marking the lead up to April 25, World Malaria Day, with a renewed call to members and friends to support Nothing But Nets, a grassroots anti-malaria effort which allows anyone, for $10, to send a lifesaving bed net to a family in Africa. Read More

Handouts for the Homeless

It's happened to most everyone. Chances are someone has come up to you on the street and asked for a handout. They might share a hard luck story, or just plead for spare cash. Read More

Africa University Requests Financial Support

Zimbabwe's economic crisis shows few signs of easing, and United Methodist-related Africa University has issued another urgent call for financial support from the denomination. Read More

United Methodist Church, partners launch life-saving campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

The people of The United Methodist Church and their partners worldwide helped Cote d'Ivoire's National Program in the Fight against Malaria launch an integrated health campaign November 11 that will vaccinate 3.5 million children in Côte d'Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast) and blanket the country with bed nets to stop the... Read More

Nothing But Nets Campaign Helps Deliver Life-Saving Bed Nets to Children in Côte d’Ivoire

The people of The United Methodist Church will join with the United Nations Foundation to support the delivery of over a million insecticide-treated bed nets to families in Côte d'Ivoire. Read More

Nothing But Nets To Aid Refugees in Africa

The Nothing But Nets anti-malaria campaign has announced a new initiative to help eliminate malaria deaths in the next generation. Responding to an urgent and immediate need, Nothing But Nets is working with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to send long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed nets (bed... Read More

Young Fund-Raiser Scores $50K for Mosquito Nets

If someone asked seven-year old Katherine Commale what she did on her summer vacation, her answer would have to be "a lot!" But Katherine hasn't just been swimming at the pool and playing with her brother Joseph. Read More

William H. Gates Sr. addresses delegates and visitors to the 2008 United Methodist General Conference. Gates, the father of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and a co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke on the need to eradicate malaria worldwide.

Gates thanks United Methodists for partnership

Gates Foundation chairman says The United Methodist Church is the strongest force against malaria. Read More

Bishop Thomas Bickerton answers questions at a press conference about the church's global health plan adopted by the 2008 United Methodist General Conference during its legislative meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.

United Methodists expand global health campaign

Capital campaign will raise $75 to $100 million to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Read More

Bishop Thomas Bickerton challenges delegates to the 2008 United Methodist General Conference to donate money to the Nothing But Nets campaign against malaria.

$5 million grant boosts Global Health Initiative

The grant will help The United Methodist Church fight malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Read More

United Methodists Receive $5 Million To Help End Child Malaria Deaths

As it commemorates World Malaria Day, The United Methodist Church announced today it will receive a $5 million grant from the United Nations Foundation, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to help eliminate malaria and other diseases of poverty. Read More

Young Activist Recognized At 2008 General Conference

Katherine Commale is living proof that no one is too young to live out the overall theme of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference-giving others "A Future with Hope." Read More

United Methodists Meet in Fort Worth for Worldwide Conference

More than 3,000 United Methodists from around the globe are expected to converge on Fort Worth, Texas this week for General Conference 2008. The General Conference is the top legislative body of The United Methodist Church. Read More

United Methodists Score $3.35 Million For Nothing But Nets

The people of The United Methodist Church have raised more than $3.35 million for the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign since its launch in November 2006-enough to cover the cost of 335,000 nets. Read More

Foundation Establishes Martha “Twick” Morrison Endowment

The Foundation for United Methodist Communications announced today the establishment of the Martha "Twick" Morrison Endowment to provide financial support from investment income to support programs to help United Methodist communicators in the Central Conferences enhance their communication skills. Read More

Online Game Offers New Opportunity to Send Nets, Save Lives

World Malaria Day is April 25.Now and throughout April, there's an easy new way to help eliminate malaria deaths in Africa and raise more money for nets through the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign. Read More

Nothing But Nets Nets Over $18 Million To Date

In its first year, the Nothing But Nets campaign raised over $18 million from more than 60,000 donors. A new report issued by the United Nations Foundation, creator of the grassroots campaign, indicates that... Read More

Gates, Sr. to Address United Methodist General Conference

New research indicates that the "Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors." advertising is proving to be effective in communicating key characteristics of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Global Health Initiative Names Project Coordinator

United Methodist Communications announces the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Hilda R. Davis-Carroll as Project Coordinator for the Office of Global Health Initiative, effective February 18. Read More

Nothing But Nets to Distribute 133,000 Nets to Families in Mali

The people of The United Methodist Church and Nothing But Nets- a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria-announced today that the Rev. Gary Henderson, executive director of the Global Health Initiative, will travel to Mali, Africa as part of a United Nations Foundation and Nothing But Nets delegation to observe... Read More

New Malaria Vaccine Offers Promise for Future

The chief executives of two United Methodist agencies have welcomed with cautious optimism report of the safe use of a vaccine that reduced malaria infection among infants in Mozambique. Read More

United Methodists Over Halfway to Nothing But Nets Goal More Than $1.75 Million Raised for Mosquito

"The "Send a net. Save a life." message has gained momentum across the church. Read More

United Methodists skip lunch to save lives April 25

The people of The United Methodist Church are skipping lunch today and using the money to buy live-saving bed nets to protect African families from malaria. Read More

United Methodist Agencies in Nashville Observe Malaria Awareness Day

The people of The United Methodist Church are using Malaria Awareness Day, April 25, as an opportunity to call attention to the plight of children in Africa, one of whom dies every 30 seconds from malaria. Read More

Malaria Awareness Day Offers Opportunity to Save Lives

The people of The United Methodist Church are using April 25, Malaria Awareness Day, as an opportunity to call attention to the plight of children in Africa, one of whom dies every 30 seconds from malaria. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Putting Wallets to Work Preventing Malaria;

United Methodist bishops are putting their wallets to work in the fight to save lives by preventing malaria in Africa.
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United Methodist Church Hosts Nothing But Nets Partners in Angola

The people of The United Methodist Church hosted two Nothing But Nets partner organizations-the United Nations Foundation and NBA Cares-on a malaria observation trip to Angola. Read More

Nothing But Nets Campaign Gets $3 Million Boost

The Nothing But Nets campaign will receive a $3 million challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the purchase and distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito bed nets to prevent malaria among children and families in Africa. Read More

Malaria Prevention Campaign to Hold Global Launch

Bishop Thomas Bickerton, president of United Methodist Communications, will join NBA legend Sam Perkins, Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly and others for the global launch of the Nothing But Nets anti-malaria campaign on Jan. 4 in New York City, including a launch event at the NBA store on Fifth Avenue at 2:30... Read More