Silver Spring, Maryland -- As World
Health Day is observed on April 7, the Adventist Development and Relief
Agency (ADRA) continues to address primary health needs worldwide.
ADRA sponsors a number of basic health
care projects such as mother/child health, HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention,
and maternal mortality prevention. Many of the projects focus on activities
like immunizations, nutritional intake, sanitation systems, and improving
access to clean, potable water.
When implementing these programs, ADRA
staff members assess needs in communities and work with local people to