GAHN events

Learning and Community-Building Series

The Global Anabaptist Health Network (GAHN) is an emerging network linking Anabaptist health professionals and institutional leaders together. The GAHN advances its work in concert with Mennonite World Conference. 

GAHN invites you to join us for two virtual learning and network building events.

Each event will offer you an opportunity to 

  • learn about an important and relevant global health topic
  • begin to build relationships with Anabaptist brothers and sisters who share a passion for integrating faith and practice

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Anabaptist-related responses to COVID-19

10:00-11:15 AM Eastern Time (UTC-4)

We will begin to explore Anabaptist responses to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Rick Stiffney (PhD), former CEO of Mennonite Health Services, and executive consultant will moderate our learning and sharing. The session will include: 

  • Implementing a Care Group model in a COVID-19 health promotion and prevention project in the Mathare community of Nairobi, Kenya (Judith Siambe Opiyo, Program Officer, Centre for Peace and Nationhood, Kenya Mennonite Church) 
  • Responding to COVID-19 through Sistema de Salud Menonita (SSM) in a large geographic region of Puerto Rico (Dr. Luis Torrellas Ruiz, Pneumologist and Medical Director in SSM)

Click here to read about the 16 September 2020 event.


Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Anabaptist health-related global activities and research

10:00-11:15 AM Eastern Time (UTC-4)

Our presenters include: 

  • Dr. Virgo Handojo, Professor of Psychology, California Baptist University, and Anabaptist pastor, who will give a summary of research findings on love, wellbeing, and spirituality among Indonesian populations in Indonesia and the U.S., and implications for dealing with COVID-19
  • Dr. Chiang-Liang Wu, Superintendent at Mennonite Christian Hospital (MCH) in Hualien, Taiwan, who will give an overview of impact of the Mennnonite Christian Hospital in the Hualien region of Taiwan 
  • Paul Shetler Fast, Health Coordinator, Mennonite Central Committee, who will talk about Mennonite Central Committee health programming and engagement with Anabaptist health services

Register now!

Registering for these is easy. Click here to register for the November 18 event. 

Welcome to the development of the Global Anabaptist Health Network.

 

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