Community and Family

  • 12 Oct 2011

    Development charities from a wide number of backgrounds have warned that the world could fail to meet its targets on HIV if action is not sustained.

  • 11 Oct 2011

    The Health and Social Care Bill passing through UK’s Parliament is prompting heated debate, says Savi Hensman. The government claims that this and other reforms to the National Health Service (NHS) will improve patient care. Campaigners fear that they reflect further steps towards privatisation and a fragmented system, which they believe will be harmful to those in most need.

  • 11 Oct 2011

    Ofsted’s current duty to inspect how schools promote community cohesion, the Accord Coalition for inclusive schooling tells the House of Lords.

  • 10 Oct 2011

    Mental health problems affect people of all ages and in all societies, churches have been reminded on World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

  • 10 Oct 2011

    The latest statistics issued by the Communities and Local Government Department show that 44,160 households were accepted as homeless last year.

  • 8 Oct 2011

    The Archbishop of York has warned about commercial pressures within the NHS under the government's proposed reforms to the way it works.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    Two church groups with membership in North America and the Caribbean have pledged to work to improve the lives of migrant Caribbean workers.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    In the city of Calvin where Reformed and Protestant roots run deep, migrant churches are bringing a new dimension to the theological and church situation. Recently, more than twenty churches, most from migrant backgrounds, came together to raise concerns of migrant communities support their efforts for integration and reflect on the evolving ecclesial landscape in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    Shigeaki Hinohara, a Japanese Christian doctor who has carved out a reputation as an expert on healthy aging, marked his 100th birthday on 4 October 2011 by contemplating the potential for celebrating his 110th.

  • 3 Oct 2011

    A new book from the World Council of Churches offers fresh perspectives on parenting, especially in context of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.