HIV/AIDS: News and ResourcesAs part of Global Ministries' ongoing commitment to Global Health, HIV/AIDS awareness, care, and support are a primary focus of our work. You can keep up-to-date on the latest news and features we offer by subscribing to MyGBGM and choosing "AIDS/HIV" under "Topic"
This international AIDS Conference promises to provide spiritual and educational fuel for the journey as The United Methodist Church works to prevent HIV/AIDS.
by Judith Santiago
12/1/09: Teens Maurine and Albert from Kenya lived on their own for two years after they lost their parents to HIV/AIDS, a disease that kills more than 33 million people worldwide.
by Judith Santiago, United Methodist Committee on Relief
11/25/09: In Sri Lanka and parts of south Asia, issues of sexuality and HIV are considered taboo and are not to be discussed in public.
United Methodist Committee on Relief
11/4/09: "Working Toward an AIDS-Free World" is available as an online resource.
November/December 2009: December 1 is World AIDS Day. The United Methodist response to this disease is the focus of the current issue.
World AIDS Day is a day when individuals and organizations worldwide come together to bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic.
11/21/08: Ratna had lost almost everything and was near death when she arrived at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project in Jamkhed, India.
11/17/08: For those who have received this "death sentence" there is now strength, love and support at Strength for the Journey retreats.
11/04/08: The global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has robbed millions of people of their lives, their husbands, wives, daughters and sons.
10/16/08: HIV/AIDS concerns will be a main component of a focus on Global Health in the coming quadrennium.
Chicuque Rural Hospital celebrated 95 years of faithful service to God and to its community with a vision of hope for the future.
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