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CURE Opens Hospital in Niger

IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S POOREST COUNTRIES, CHILDREN WITH ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS NOW HAVE HOPE
CURE International Opens Niger’s First Orthopedic Children’s Hospital in Niamey

Lemoyne, Pa. October 18, 2010: CURE Children’s Hospital of Niger officially opened today in Niamey, extending a warm welcome to the hundreds of thousands of Nigerien children suffering from physical disabilities like clubfoot, osteomyelitis and other orthopedic deformities.

CURE Children’s Hospital of Niger is the first hospital in the country to offer First-World specialty surgery to children with curable orthopedic disabilities, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. It is operated by CURE International, the developing world’s largest provider of pediatric specialty surgical care. This facility is CURE International’s 11th hospital worldwide, including its sixth in Africa.

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