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Life-saving heart device program recognized for excellence

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

Disaster Relief unit of ACS working with other relief agencies, local government.

ADCOM refers to Compliance Committees

After Clarification, Two subcommittees activated

Administrative Committee Continues to Refine Unity Document

Ongoing Discussion Process Leads to Clarification.

ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean

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

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

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

Adventist Media in Australia wins four awards across two publications

 

 

 

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