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Giving Glory to God through research at CURE Ethiopia

by on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:48 am

There’s an old Christian saying attributed to St. Ignatius of Loyola, “Ad majorem Dei gloriam.” It means “For the greater glory of God,” but it stands for the idea that every single thing we do, no matter how small or seemingly inconsequential, matters as it can be done in order to give glory to God. […]

Traveling from Zimbabwe to Zambia to be healed: Christian finds a way!

by on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 12:05 pm

Christian is a strong, intelligent, young Zimbabwean man who just so happened to be born with a condition called clubfoot. With this condition, his feet essentially curve in on themselves. His condition was immediately obvious and his mother Iris, not one to sit idly by, jumped into action. Christian’s first few months were a flurry […]

CURE International to launch Zimbabwe’s first children’s orthopedic hospital

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CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, announced plans to open CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. Reconstruction of the $5 million hospital was recently completed by the Zimbabwe Orthopedic Trust (ZOT) in partnership with the Zimbabwean […]

New X-ray Equipment and Network-wide Bio-Tech Training

by on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:49 am

CURE Kenya hosted a training session for biomedical technicians from across the CURE network. Mark Heydenberg, CURE’s biomedical trainer and technical advisor, came to Kenya to provide the training and also to assist with the installation of a new x-ray machine. This training focused on equipping the biomedical technicians that serve CURE hospitals with the […]

Conditions we treat: Hydrocephalus

by on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 8:58 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Hydrocephalus is the main condition treated at CURE Uganda, but before we jump into what it is exactly, we need to rewind a little bit. We’ve all got this […]

Hospital ward and place of worship: New CURE Uganda chapel

by on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9:22 am

CURE Uganda has recently completed construction on their new 200 person chapel. There was a groundbreaking and dedication ceremony in December 2019 back when COVID-19 was still just a phrase whispered in the news. Despite the global pandemic and the worldwide disruption of services, CURE Uganda and Gabikan Engineering, the contractor for the project, adjusted […]

Top 10 Stories of 2020

by on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 2:25 pm

It’s been quite a year! 2020 has definitely had its challenges and triumphs. With the introduction of COVID-19, the world has been waiting – waiting for good news and change. Well, since we are all tired of waiting, let’s just start out with the #1 story from 2020. We won’t make you wait! #1 Trusting […]

Patient hostel completed at CURE Zambia

by on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:37 am

Over the years, we have witnessed an increase in the number of patients seeking services from CURE Zambia.  In order for us to meet this need, we began construction of a patient hostel that would increase our long term patient bed space on the hospital campus. The construction of the building has been completed and […]

Finding Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 12:47 pm

Four words hold great significance for Christians during the Advent season and are celebrated by lighting a candle the four Sundays leading up to Christmas.  Hope Peace Joy Love These four words are powerful. They are words to be pondered. They are words that encompass aspects of healing that we strive to give our patients […]

Dr. Rick Gardner recognized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Health for pediatric orthopedic treatments

by on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 3:37 pm

CURE Ethiopia Medical Director Dr. Rick Gardner recently received recognition from the Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse for his contributions to the growth of orthopedic treatment in Ethiopia. Dr. Rick has served in CURE Ethiopia since 2013, first as an orthopedic surgeon and soon adding the role of Medical Director to his duties. In […]

Top Articles

Giving Glory to God through research at CURE Ethiopia

Joel Witwer on Jan 22, 2021

Traveling from Zimbabwe to Zambia to be healed: Christian finds a way!

Joel Witwer on Jan 19, 2021

CURE International to launch Zimbabwe’s first children’s orthopedic hospital

CURE International

New X-ray Equipment and Network-wide Bio-Tech Training

Elvis Lemaiyan on Jan 13, 2021

Conditions we treat: Hydrocephalus

Joel Witwer on Jan 11, 2021

Hospital ward and place of worship: New CURE Uganda chapel

Joel Witwer on Jan 06, 2021