African Methodist Episcopal Church

Bishop Wilfred J. Messiah,
Health Commission Chair
AME Church

“International health ministry has existed for 200 years. It is important that we address our goals which include, focusing on global and international health issues through education, empowerment, prevention, research, partnerships and faith for the mind, body and spirit. The Health Commission has a partnership and memorandum of understanding with American Heart Association. As two large organizations, together we promote healthy food and beverage choices, ensure all churches and facilities are smoke free and to provide CPR training.”

Active Members: 20 Episcopal Districts on 5 Continents and 39 Countries

 

Organization Summary

Our goals include addressing global and international health issues through education, empowerment, prevention, research, partnerships and faith for the mind, body and spirit. The Health Commission has a partnership and MOU with American Heart Association to promote healthy food and beverage choices, ensure all churches and facilities are smoke free and to provide CPR training. The IHC online web presence provides up to date health, wellness, nutrition, disaster preparedness and faith based information. We have an international focus which reaches globally and helps to address disease outbreaks, health insurance and calendar health themes. The list of our ongoing partnerships include (but limited to)… Prostate Cancer Health Network, National Kidney Foundation, Bayada Nurses, CDC, Office of Health and Human Services, American Diabetes Association, Association of Black Cardiologist, American Cancer Society and Health Monitor Magazine. In some cases we have written MOU’s with several of the organization listed above for over 5 years.

 

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