HIV & AIDS

Needle Exchanges: A Bridge to Treatment

The United Methodist General Board of Church and Society hosted a special World AIDS Day event on December 1, 2014. The event featured Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and panelists Ron Daniels (START at Westminster), Rev. Joan Carter-Rimbach (First UMC - Hyattsville), and Jasmine Tyler (Open Society Foundations) to discuss the vital role... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on December 08, 2014

Harm reduction: Honoring the whole person

Injection drug use & HIV/AIDS Every year in the United States, injection-drug use accounts for one in every 10 cases of HIV. This destructive virus attacks the immune system and increases an infected person’s vulnerability to life-threatening illnesses. It can be transmitted when people share drug-preparation/injecting equipment,... read more»

Posted by Lindsay Sheets on July 23, 2014

Friday YOU can help stop the spread of AIDS

Since the first cases of HIV & AIDS were reported in 1981, the disease has claimed the lives of more than 25 million people worldwide. More than 33 million people are currently living with HIV, and one in six of those is unaware that he or she has the disease. This is clearly... read more»

Posted by LIndsay Sheets on June 23, 2014

National Call on Maternal Health and HIV/AIDS

Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. ET, Healthy Families, Healthy Planet and The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund invite the public to participate in an engaging presentation and discussion about the intersections of maternal health and HIV/AIDS. Participants may register for this educational webinar online. “Maternal health and HIV... read more»

Posted by Katie Kraft on February 12, 2013

The Real Killer:  Silence, Stigma and Exclusion

Bishop Ivan Abraham's homily at Lighten the Burden IV in Tampa, Florida: I have worked at the epi-centre of the disease in South Africa and discovered that the greatest obstacle to effective prevention, treatment and care, is the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease. From my observation and... read more»

Posted by Linda Bales Todd on May 30, 2012

Church Based HIV/AIDS Response Missions Opportunities

JOIN US 2012: Working with Churches on HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Service Delivery in Uganda, for details visit our project outreaches photo albums at http://is.gd/PKyY7l This includes:- Counseling & Testing Care & Support of Orphans Community Based Care & Support of People Living With AIDS Spiritual Support... read more»

Posted by Albert KUNIHIRA on February 17, 2012

Joining Our HIV/AIDS Ministry

Join Our HIV/AIDS Ministry, We need Trainers, Counselors for Church Focused HIV/AIDS Outreaches. You're a HIV/AIDS Counselor/Trainer who can train counselors e.g. Church leaders on How to establish a HIV/AIDS Ministry in their Churches, follow us http://is.gd/PKyY7l to volunteer... read more»

Posted by Africa Youth Ministries on December 05, 2011