Health Care

Health Care


January 30, 2012

[Holy Innocents' Episcopal School] For the second year in a row, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) in Atlanta has raised more money than any other school in the country for the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. School participants netted $39,757.84 for JDRF, making the community service-minded...

January 20, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] Senior management and medical officers from St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System Houston and Baylor College of Medicine will visit the hospital of the Diocese of Morogoro in Berega, Tanzania, at the end of February. This is the first step in a program to develop...

December 13, 2011

Patients line up for free medical services at St. Peter's Church in Hillsdale, Michigan. Photo/St. Peter's Clinic

[Episcopal News Service] El estacionamiento de la iglesia episcopal de San Timoteo [St. Timothy's Episcopal Church] en Brooking, Oregón, se llena...

December 7, 2011

Patients line up for free medical services at St. Peter's Church in Hillsdale, Michigan. Photo/St. Peter's Clinic

[Episcopal News Service] The parking lot fills quickly on Tuesday afternoons at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Brookings, Oregon as dozens of...

October 28, 2011

With the help of many from the community, Calvary Episcopal Church in Richmond planted a fruit orchard of 25 trees at their Growing in Grace Community Gardens on Oct. 26. In July, Calvary was awarded a fruit orchard from Dreyer's Fruit Bars after winning an online voting contest.


July 26, 2011

Malaria, HIV/AIDS and acute diarrhea continue to be among the main health challenges in Zambia, yet pneumonia is the second leading cause of mortality among children under five in the Central African country.

Episcopal Relief & Development -- in partnership with the Global Alliance...

April 13, 2011

The recent economic downturn has resulted in an increase in the number of families enrolled in the Medicaid program, the jointly-funded federal-state program that provides health coverage for low-income children and adults, medical and long-term care coverage for people with disabilities, and...

February 14, 2011

Parasitic worms fill the bellies of the children in Liberia, West Africa, a country that the World Health Organization (WHO) considers to be one of the poorest and most worm-burdened nations on the planet.

Whereas malaria deservedly receives attention from the Bill & Melinda Gates...

January 26, 2011

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius hosted a telephone conference Jan. 27 with community and religious leaders from across the nation, including Diocese of West Missouri Bishop Barry R. Howe, to discuss the Obama administration's views on how the Affordable Care Act – aka...

January 18, 2011

With the U.S. House of Representatives set to vote as early as Jan. 19 on a measure that would repeal health-care reform legislation, the Episcopal Public Policy Network is urging Episcopalians to advocate against such a rollback.

In a policy alert issued Jan. 18, the network said that "...


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