12 October 2023 |
Hospital Medication Errors at Adventist Health Simi Valley
“At Adventist Health Simi Valley, medical staff erroneously gave an 81-year-old patient two doses of the blood thinner Lovenox within two hours, which “probably caused” a brain bleed that preceded the patient’s death in March, investigators with the California Department of Public Health found.” Full story at LATimes site.
Adventist Health Ministries Launches New Mental Health Initiative
“In a move to address the global mental health crisis, Adventist Health Ministries (AHM) of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists launched “Reminded,” a new mental health initiative, on October 10, World Mental Health Day.” Full story at the Adventist Review website.
ADRA Rolls Out New $1 Million Training Program
During a constituency meeting at the 2023 Annual Council on October 9, there was “a thank you ceremony for ADRA pioneers Dr. Ralph S Watts and his wife, Pat. To celebrate their legacy of service, ADRA announced their new US$1 million entry program, which will train future Adventist professionals for ADRA work across the globe.” Full story at the Adventist News Network site.
Alum from Southern Adventist University Inducted Into TICUA Hall of Fame
“Named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Jimenez also has been cited as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America by Hispanic Business. He serves on the boards of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, as well as The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at the University of Alabama.” Full story at The Chattanoogan.
Norwegian Canvassing Program Closes After 58 Years of Service
“After 58 years of operation, the student literature evangelist programme at the Norwegian Publishing House (Norsk Bokforlag) has officially closed its doors. The final colporteur has returned his equipment, marking the end of an era.” Full story at TED News site.