health care

Federal officials have reported 25 cases involving the D68 virus in Michigan among 500 nationwide.

Portage Woman Helps Fight Ebola

Sep 24, 2014
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A Kalamazoo-area woman has begun a campaign to help people in Africa fight the Ebola outbreak there. Dr. Manjerngie Ndebe (pronounced "man-JANG-ee DEH-bay") is the founder of a faith-based healthcare missionary program based in Portage. She says her campaign is focus on the situation in her native country, Liberia.

Open enrollment is scheduled to begin in November

WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


There have been many big moments in the development of a new medical school at Western Michigan University. 

The city faces a $188 million liability for covering health insurance for retired city employees.