Adventist Health and Lifestyle Surveys 1989, 2001, and 2012: Australia and New Zealand, South Pacific Division
The Adventist Health Department, South Pacific Division, planned, coordinated, and administered the 1989, 2001, and 2012 health survey. These surveys provided a valuable baseline of health behaviors on a large sample of members across the church spectrum.
The Adventist Health Education Foundation (AHEF) is a vegetarian food factory operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Matariah, the heart of Cairo, Egypt. Founded in 1976, it continues to function as of this writing (2019).
"Adventist Heritage" was a periodical that sought “to nourish an interest in Adventist history.” It catered both to scholars and general readers, covering both Seventh-day Adventist history and the broader field of Adventism.
The origin of the Adventist medical work in Nicaragua dates back to 1898 when Pastor Frank Hutchins made his first missionary trip to Nicaragua, sailing on a boat called The Herald on the Prinzapolka River. He reached the coast of the city, where he was forced to anchor due to the threat of a tropical storm.
Adventist Hospital Palawan, also dubbed as “A Happy Place,” is a non-profit organization owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, specifically under the North Philippine Union Conference. It is renowned for providing outstanding medical care and services for the people in the Philippines’ Westernmost islands. It has been operating since 1988.
Adventist Hospital–Davao is an ISO 9001-certified hospital offering excellent health care services to the people of Davao City, the largest city in the Philippines.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kenya operates a number of guest houses, canteens, and a resort. Unlike what is common elsewhere in Kenya, the Adventist hospitality business promotes healthy living through vegetarian cuisines and healthy lifestyles. The main Adventist hospitality facilities are the Adventist LMS Guest House and Conference Center, Watamu Adventist Beach Resort, and Adventist Guest House, Eldoret.
The Adventist Institute of Family Relations (AIFR) in the South Pacific Division was established by Bryan Craig, family ministries director of the South Pacific Division.
The Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) is a graduate school and seminary operated by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is located one hour south of Manila, Philippines, near Silang, Cavite. Its mission is to develop leaders through distinctively Seventh-day Adventist graduate education, excelling in spirituality, scholarship, and service. It serves students from all over the world and often has students and faculty from 70 countries at the same time. AIIAS offers a master’s program in public health and masters and doctoral programs in education, business, and theology.
Adventist Bible scholars and administrators have repeatedly been invited to participate in Bible translation, revision, edition, or education projects of several national Bible societies in Western Europe over the past 40 years.
Rede Novo Tempo de Comunicação (Adventist Media Center–Brazil) is a media conglomerate of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South America, which produces and broadcasts religious content in Portuguese and Spanish.
South American Division Denominational Ministry
Adventist Media Centre–India is operated by the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists. It was established in 1947 and reorganized in 1989. It is located in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Adventist Media (AM) is the official media production entity for the South Pacific Division (SPD). AM operates at two locations: The Adventist Media building adjacent to the SPD administrative offices in Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia, and at Signs Publishing in Warburton, Victoria.
Governed by Ukrainian Union Conference, the young and actively growing Adventist Medical Center “Angelia” (formerly Adventist Christian Medical Center) is located at 3, Larisa Rudenko Street, Kiev, Ukraine. The mission of this Medical Center is to promote the ministry of healing of Jesus Christ by providing professional medical care and health education.
The Adventist Medical Center (Okinawa Medical Center) is a 48-bed medical institution at Nishihara, Okinawa, owned and operated by the Japan Union Conference.
From its humble beginnings in 1948 as a rented two-story house, known as Lakeside Clinic in Marawi City, to a 130-bed capacity DOH-recognized secondary level hospital, Adventist Medical Center-Iligan has overcome many challenges to achieve its current success.
Adventist Medical Center–Valencia (AMCV, formerly Casuga Medical-Surgical Clinic) is a non-stock, non-profit faith-based healthcare facility located at A. Aguilar Street, Poblacion, Valencia City, dedicated to providing optimum quality care to all clients in Valencia City, Bukidnon, and nearby municipalities. It is one of the five medical institutions in Mindanao operated by the South Philippine Union Conference (SPUC).
Inisa Community Medical Centre, which became Adventist Medical Centre in 2007, started medical services in the early 1950s and was one of the early clinics/hospitals in the western region of Nigeria. It has made significant impacts on the Inisa community and other neighboring towns and villages.
Following the government restrictions on the activities of Adventists in Nandi, Kenya, between 1932 and 1963, the Adventists there relied on the Missionary Volunteer Societies to make up for the absence of formal Adventist schools in the region.
The development of indigenous Adventist music in Ghana dates from 1922, the year in which the Agona Seventh-day Adventist Singing Band was organized in Agona-Ashanti led by one Mr. Tenkorang. It was the first indigenous singing group in Adventist circles that used the indigenous language of the Akan people, Twi, in their singing. The formation of this singing band drew its inspiration from the Methodist Church which already had singing bands that assisted in its evangelistic efforts.