Health

Mission and Ministry
“Baby Betty” is one of United Methodist Mercy Hospital’s success stories. Mohamed Khadar, the hospital’s outreach manager, says the child was severely malnourished and sick with pneumonia when she was first seen at the clinic but is now healthy. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

Bo hospital reaches out to Sierra Leone's poorest

United Methodist Mercy Hospital's outreach program targets remote communities where health care availability and ability to pay are a challenge.
Mission and Ministry
Dolo Boamou and Denise Kpoghomou pump water from a well as adults look on in Yassata, Guinea. The United Methodist Church in Liberia is building five wells in the country as part of its Water for Life project. Photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Water for Life project expands to Guinea

The United Methodist Church in Liberia plans to build at least five water wells in the country in areas where the church has a growing presence.
Global Health
Since the start of a mobile medical clinic in 2018, mothers in Gilgil, Kenya, are able to get their children vaccinated and receive other medical services. Angela Miloti walked 15 miles to have her child vaccinated at the clinic, which is a collaboration between Trinity Mission Dispensary, a Trinity United Methodist Church project, and the Rotary Club of Gilgil. Photo by Faith Wanjiru.

Mobile clinic saves lives in rural Kenya

Cooperative venture between United Methodist congregation and Rotary Club offers healing and hope to previously neglected villages.
Mission and Ministry
The congregation at Inner-City United Methodist Church in Harare, Zimbabwe, has recommitted to helping stop the AIDS epidemic by taking part in the Common Voice Initiative advocacy program. Photo by Priscilla Muzerengwa for UMNS.

Zimbabwe church vows to halt AIDS epidemic

With new resources, ongoing advocacy and education, the Common Voice Initiative envisions a world without HIV/AIDS.

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