The COSHAR Foundation launches a National Immunization Project which engages
churches around the country in increasing immunizations and childhood vaccinations.
The Foundation has developed a FREE toolkit for congregations to use and
will host several events around the country. For more information or to
enroll your congregation email us at
COSHAR Foundation's National Health Ministry network reaches a new milestone-over
10,000 churches around the country with members in every state and US Territories.
The network impacts over 12 MILLION through our network and is a valuable
resource that is provided at no cost to members. This unique and innovative
network is indeed "Impacting the Health of the World, One Community at a
The COSHAR Health Advisory Board actively serves as a resource for the Foundation's
initiatives and provides ongoing expertise. The Advisory Board is composed
of leaders in their respective fields and is a diverse group of healthcare
professionals dedicated to the mission and objectives of The COSHAR Foundation.
Several members of the healthcare advisory board also serve on the governing
board of the Foundation. Additionally, there are other physicians, nurses,
physician assistants, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals
that are valuable members of the COSHAR volunteer network. (Advisory
2008 Healthy Covenants
to Live By
and PASS IT ON!
The COSHAR Foundation joins the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD)
The PFCD is a national coalition of patients, providers, community organizations,
business and labor groups and health policy experts, committed to raising
awareness of policies and practices that save lives and reduce health costs
through more effective prevention and management of chronic disease.
The COSHAR Foundation released the 2007 edition of The Health Ministry Network
Binder. The binder is FREE to all members of the COSHAR Foundation's National
Health Ministry Network (NHMN) and has received an overwhelming response.
The binder is a one of a kind toolkit for church and faith based health
ministries and is filled with invaluable information. To request your copy,
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and join the NHMN which is FREE!
The COSHAR Foundation participated in several events during World AIDS Day
2007 and continues to support increased HIV/AIDS education, testing and
optimal treatment. The foundation will host several events during National
Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, 2008 and issues "Call to Action"
to the 10,000 members of the COSHAR Foundation's National Health Ministry
The "Get It Done: HIV/AIDS" Initiative continues to make an impact around
the country and has extended to support international initiatives. The initiative
has supported testing of over 2,210 persons around the country and provided
assistance to hundreds of women living with HIV/AIDS. (Get
The COSHAR Foundation has completed the groundbreaking project which assessed
the "Attitudes and Behavior related to Medication Adherence and Compliance"
The survey has three components: Patients/Consumers, Physicians and Pastors/Clergy.
The data will be reported in 2008 and is a landmark study that further demonstrates
the foundation's commitment to the health of the nation.
"The COSHAR Foundation
to Fight Chronic Disease"