The vast majority of people living with HIV/AIDS are located in low- and middle-income countries, with an estimated 66 percent living in sub-Saharan Africa. Among this group, 19,600,000 are living in east and southern Africa which saw 800,000 new HIV infections in 2017.
Rest Haven Sanitarium (also Rest Haven Hospital) was an Adventist health institution located in Sidney, British Columbia, off the Saanich Peninsula, from 1921 to 1978. The sanitarium was situated on its own island, in Shoal Bay on the Straits of Georgia.
Ret Chol Jock was the first Sudanese Adventist Mission director, from 1976 to 1978.
Reunion Island is located in the south-western part of the Indian Ocean. The first Adventists came to the island in 1931.
The Review and Herald Literary Society was established in response to challenges that arose in the publishing work in the 1860s and early 1870s.
Revista Adventista (Brazilian Adventist Review) is a monthly magazine of the Brazil Publishing House.
Jules Rey was a Swiss Adventist evangelist and administrator who worked in France, Switzerland, and North Africa during the first sixty years of the twentieth century.
Arnold Reye was a long time Adventist educator in Australia. From 1988 to 1996, he was the education director of the Trans-Tasman Union Conference (TTUC), the territory of which encompassed both the two conferences in New Zealand and another four in eastern and northern Australia.
Raimund and Reubena Reye worked as missionaries among the Samoan people in Samoa in the 1920s through the 1940s. Raimund Reye was the principal of the West Australian Missionary College for 14 years in the 1950s and 1960s.
Maximo Bautista Delos Reyes was an Adventist church planter, minister, philanthropist, and leader from the Philippines.
Louis B. Reynolds was a pastor, editor of Message magazine, associate Sabbath School director and then field secretary at the General Conference, and an historian of the African American Adventist experience.
David Rhys Hall was an outstanding researcher, educator, and educational administrator who served in the South American, Inter-American, and North American divisions. He was interested in earth sciences and a collaborator with Adventist institutions in defending creationism.
Pedro Brito Ribeiro was one of the major Portuguese pioneers in Seventh-day Adventism.
Jesse Rice and his wife, Cora, were missionaries to Rarotonga.
M. Leslie Rice served as president of local and union conferences for 36 of his 40 years of ministry.
Clarence Theodore Richards, better known as C. T. Richards, was a preacher and professor of religion who worked for more than fifty years in Adventist education and ministry. For most of his career he taught and served in various capacities at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama.
Eulalia Richards, M.D., was a pioneering medical doctor who contributed to the health ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and beyond as a public speaker and writer on medical, temperance, and well-being issues particularly to do with women’s and children’s health.
Halbert M. J. Richards was a pastor-evangelist and president of four conferences in the North American Division. Though limited by health difficulties during his final decades of labor, Richards’ highly-varied service to the church spanned nearly 65 years.
Jane Richards was a former spiritualist medium and later an early Review worker who served as a compositor, copyist, proofreader, editor, and poet.
William Richards was an evangelist and church administrator in a number of conferences in Australia and New Zealand. At the time of his retirement he was the president of the Trans-Tasman Union Conference.