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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

Ohio church sews quilts of love for Congo ill

Raising money to buy a new plane for Congo ministry wasn't enough for a congregation that also wanted a personal touch. Read More

UMTV: Surgeon On A Mission

Dr. Steve Herbst performs surgeries in Nicaragua to serve the poor. "If I don't use my gift then I'm shorting what I could do for the kingdom." View

Cal Turner Family Center planned at Meharry

A $3 million donation to Meharry Medical College will be used to construct a family center for use by the public as well as students. Read More

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

Doctor buys hospital to aid rural health

Meharry Medical College graduate models dedication to the poor in Mississippi. "We have to stop making excuses and do more." Read More

Meharry looks to close health-care gap

A mix of medical expertise and political advocacy is key to stopping disparities in health care for the poor, says United Methodist medical college. Read More

Dental school cares for entire community

Since oral health is a path to overall health, Meharry School of Dentistry instills in its students a passion for serving the underserved. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

At Meharry, M.D. means ‘Make a Difference’

United Methodist-related medical college works to change inequity in health care that racial and ethnic minorities often face. 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

Congo Pilot Medical Missions: Gaston Ntambo

Meet the son of an African bishop who found his calling in the cockpit of a rescue plane. View

Aviation ministry offers hope to Congo’s sick

In an area the size of Texas, a United Methodist pilot is often the difference between life and death for Congolese people in need of care. Read More

UMTV: Meharry Doctors’ Match Day

Young doctors kick off their careers with a half-century old tradition. View

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