Life-saving heart device program recognized for excellence
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:12:58 Z
For the third time, the Loma Linda University Medical Center received the Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), further highlighting the hospital’s commitment to excellence in service. The Joint Commission awarded this reaccreditation earlier this year.
“The importance of implantable mechanical devices cannot be overstated because they save the lives of heart failure patients who may otherwise die,” said Anees...
Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief provides help to Hurricane Florence victims
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:12:36 Z
Disaster Relief unit of ACS working with other relief agencies, local government.
ADCOM refers to Compliance Committees
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:33:44 Z
After Clarification, Two subcommittees activated
Administrative Committee Continues to Refine Unity Document
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:45:17 Z
Ongoing Discussion Process Leads to Clarification.
ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:26:12 Z
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to three powerful cyclonic storms that are blasting the US east coast, northern Philippines, and the Lower Antilles in the Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rains, affecting millions and forcing many to evacuate.
“Our emergency team has been tracking these storms closely for several days, and has been pre-positioning aid, coordinating with partners, and deploying response teams to be ready to assist communities as quickly as...
Adventist Heritage tour called a life-changing experience
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:10:13 Z
A six-day tour promises to have an impact on General Conference leaders, university presidents and children around the world.
Puerto Rico, Pathfinders win national robotic summer program competition
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:25:47 Z
A group of Pathfinders from Puerto Rico won a national robotic summer program after competing against a dozen other groups from the island, earlier last month. As part of winning the top spot on the island, the seven-member-team of young Seventh-day Adventists took part in the final International Space Station’s event held in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico earlier last month.
The winning pathfinder team called Robogen took part in the Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program which follows a...
Record recognized with ARPA awards
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:06:34 Z
Adventist Media in Australia wins four awards across two publications
Summer Gateway program inspires minority high school students to achieve, serve
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:51:37 Z
Local underrepresented minority high school students were inspired to achieve more and serve others after participating in an immersive two-week learning experience through Loma Linda University Health’s Summer Gateway program.
Summer Gateway aims to create positive attitudes toward healthcare professions among high school students through presentations, activities and service opportunities.
A variety of LLUH professionals and students volunteered their time to provide lectures and to...
ADRA deploys relief efforts after super typhoon strikes the Philippines
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:32:16 Z
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) office in the Philippines has deployed an emergency response team to assess the situation and provide aid to some of the communities most affected by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally as Ompong.
The powerful typhoon, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane, made landfall in the northern island of Luzon on Saturday, September 15, and affected more than 4.6 million people, forcing more than 51,000 people into evacuation shelters, according to...