Tag: Adventist News Network


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Jul 2018
Hope Above Water :: Adventist News Network

Jul 16, 2018 | Bucharest, Romania | Corrado Cozzi, Communication & Special Needs Ministries/ADMI, EUD Due to weather conditions recently, Bucharest and several locations in 20 counties – Bacau, Brăila, Botosani, Buzău, Contanţa, Calarasi, Covasna, Dolj, Gorj, Galati, Iasi, Ilfov, Neamt, Prahova, Sibiu, Suceava, Tulcea, Teleorman, Vrancea and Vaslui – were affected by heavy rainfall. After the floods, preventive measures were taken in the locations where the risk was the greatest. ADRA Romania provided first aid on-site under the project name “Hope above water.” After  they received the news and call for......

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Jul 2018
Students get a glimpse into the future of medicine at San careers forum :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Leisa O’Conner Three hundred students got a glimpse into the future of medicine—including the use of virtual reality—during a careers forum hosted by Sydney Adventist Hospital last Wednesday morning. The free Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) initiative was designed for female students to help inform their future career choices, with women identified in an UNESCO report as under-represented in science, technology and medical careers despite growing demands and significant labor shortages. Eight of the San’s leading female medical specialists......

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Jul 2018
Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Bogota, Colombia | Bettina Krause, Communication director, International Religious Liberty Association (Front row, from left) Pastor Gabriel Villerreal, PARL director for the Adventist Church in Colombia; Mr. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia; Dr. Ganoune Diop, PARL director for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty leaders were invited by the Colombian government to help celebrate the country’s third annual National Religious Freedom Day, held July 4. During a morning meeting at Casa La Giralda, headquarters of Colombia’s Ministry......

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Jul 2018
ADRA Canada responds to Volcano aftermath in Guatemala :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Ontario, Canada | ADRA Canada On June 3, 2018, the Fuego Volcano (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted, causing large amounts of destruction to the surrounding communities. The eruption produced the descent of pyroclastic flows and fiery clouds with temperatures reaching 700 degrees Celsius. Ash columns were formed, reaching up to 10,000 meters above sea level and affecting communities as far as 40 kilometers away. The volcano is 27 miles southwest of the country’s capital, Guatemala City. This catastrophe has affected the lives of almost two million......

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Jul 2018
President of Trinidad and Tobago visits campus of Adventist University :: Adventist News Network

Jul 09, 2018 | Port of Spain, Trinidad | Charlie Ann St. Cyr/IAD Staff The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes recently paid a courtesy visit to the University of Southern Caribbean (USC), a Seventh-day Adventist operated institution in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Her brief visit included a meeting with USC administration and a group of students and a tour of the campus on June 21, 2018.  President Weekes applauded USC officials for educating thousands of students every year and......

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Jul 2018
Adventists help in volcanic eruption aftermath in Hawaii :: Adventist News Network

In 2018, Adventist Community Services (ACS) has found itself dealing with fires in Colorado, floods in the south, continued evaluation what assistance will look like in U.S. border states, and ongoing volcano aftermath in Hawaii. Since May 3, more than 600 houses have been destroyed by the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Island of Hawaii (known as the “Big Island”). Thousands of residents have evacuated their homes, many going to shelters, as the eruption has decimated most of the Leilani Estates neighborhood (flows have spread over 2,372 acres, or 3.7 square miles).......

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Jul 2018
Adventist school uses World Cup to encourage good study habits :: Adventist News Network

Jul 02, 2018 | Espírito Santo, Brazil | Ayanne Karoline 2018 is the year of the World Cup. FIFA World Cup Soccer is a worldwide tournament that happens every four years. In South America, that means the famous sticker album for the event is already in circulation. Taking advantage of the event the Serra Seventh-day Adventist School, located in the metropolitan region of Espírito Santo, Brazil, proposed a different kind of album for the students. Instead of stickers with soccer player’s pictures, each child received......

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Jul 2018
Children challenged to focus on health :: Adventist News Network

Jul 02, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Tracey Bridcutt Children from Adventist schools in New Zealand participated in a variety of fun and healthy activities as part of Adventist Health Week 2018. The children and their teachers were involved in a daily health challenge for five days; those who completed the challenge received a Health Week certificate. The focus of this year’s Health Week was the 10,000 Toes campaign, an initiative of Adventist Health and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency to tackle the epidemic of diabetes in the South Pacific. Along......

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Jul 2018
Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity :: Adventist News Network

Jul 03, 2018 | Loma Linda, California, United States | Janelle Ringer A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers found that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) severity is associated with severity of video game addiction. The study, “Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement,” published June 6 in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, found that risk of addiction existed regardless of type of video game played or preferred most. “This result is consistent with our hypothesis and with prior research, which suggests that people with greater ADHD symptom severity......

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Jul 2018
ADRA to launch first extreme adventure trip in Brazil :: Adventist News Network

Jul 02, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Kimi-Roux James The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has collaborated with six Adventist universities, including Andrews University, Kettering College, La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Oakwood University, and Walla Walla University, to kick–off its first–ever ADRA Connections Extreme program. ADRA Connections is ADRA’s global volunteer program that allows service–minded individuals to experience the mission of ADRA first hand and make a difference. This year, ADRA Connections and more than 80 student volunteers from the North American-based Adventist universities, will travel to......

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