Sierra Leone: Waterloo Hospital Profile & Video

This semi-rural hospital, popularly called ADRA Hospital, is owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and sponsored Adventist Health International (AHI) and the Loma Linda University Global Health Institute. Waterloo Hospital is a general hospital with a capacity of 42 beds, with the vision to transform the physical, social, spiritual and mental well-being of the people of Sierra Leone through the Adventist Health System.

Why COVID-19 is surging among young adults

By DonaJayne Potts Recent weeks have made it clear that COVID-19 not only seriously affects older adults, but young adults are experiencing severe complications, facing hospitalizations and even dying from the virus, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the dramatic rise of reported cases among young adults across the United States, many are asking why this age group is becoming so vulnerable?

6 missionaries return to Haiti Adventist Hospital to serve

Scott Nelson, MD, medical director; Jeffrey Cho, MD, Deferred Mission Appointee (DMA) & Michelle Cho, BArch; Irma Henry, DPT, Global Service Awardee (GSA); Jonrey Avellano, BS, clinical lab specialist and Jorielyn Avellano, BSN.

Global Health Institute program manager awarded for dedication to international Nursing

Bing Frazier (left) with nurses from Blantyre Adventist Hospital in Malawi, Africa, and nursing staff from Loma Linda University Health. The program manager for International Professional Development at Loma Linda University Health’s Global Health Institute, Bing Frazier, received the “2020 Friend of Nursing Award,” recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Part of wearing a mask is washing a mask: Here’s the best way

By DonaJayne Potts Now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended wearing face masks in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to know how to properly wash, disinfect and handle reusable cloth masks.

Kenya's Kendu Adventist Hospital is first SDA laboratory in Africa to be ISO certified

Last month, Kenya's Kendu Adventist Hospital became the first Seventh-day Adventist laboratory in Africa to receive accreditation by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as a certified Medical Testing Laboratory. Established in 1925, Kendu Adventist Hospital (KAH) is a rural 170-bed hospital with specialty care in physical therapy, radiology and surgery and houses a comprehensive care center, dental clinic and medical school. 

Taiwan Adventist Hospital hosts COVID-19 response virtual seminar

Taiwan Adventist Hospital hosted a COVID-19 virtual seminar for Adventist healthcare professionals in Taiwan and the United States. The May 6 seminar included the following topics: Taiwan's epidemic prevention policies Countermeasures implemented in response to COVID-19 The half-day seminar concluded with a question and answer session moderated by the hospital's vice president for Medical Affairs, ENT Department director and the director general of the Department of North American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Adventist Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine to host mental health seminar via Zoom in response to COVID-19

By Angelia Adventist Clinic Staff Here at Angelia Adventist Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine, we are continuing to provide services for our patients and helping the community by providing our neighbors with personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, gloves and antiseptics. In addition, we offer COVID-19 express testing for free, which takes approximately 30 minutes. We are delighted to see that tests are coming back negative — happiness happens!