Published by Chaanga Mungalu


Increasing our Capacity to Heal: Patient Hostel

by on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:08 am

As CURE Zambia has grown over the years, the need for appropriate lodging for patients and their caretakers outside of the patient ward has become necessary. There are a variety of circumstances that require patients and their caretakers to stay at the hospital beyond their immediate hospitalization for surgery. In some cases, patients arrive a […]

Catherine is Taller!

by on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:12 am

“There are people who laugh at me. I do get upset because of that,” shares Catherine. Catherine’s condition was very visible, and she attracted attention because of it. She appeared to be shorter than her actual height because of her severely bowed legs. This 13-year-old girl comes from the northern part of the country and […]

Contributing to anesthesia training in Zambia

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:30 pm

Zambia has a population of about 18 million, and as of the last count, there are about 42 physician anesthetists and 176 non-physician anesthetists who are employed by the Ministry of Health. It is clear that the number of practicing anesthetists in the country is far from adequate to serve the entire population. The areas […]

Mary, Joseph, and a miracle

by on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

“I thought she had given birth to an animal. I was waiting to see the tail start growing.” Joseph’s father In remote, sparsely populated communities in Zambia, when something strange occurs, it becomes the talk of the day. Children who are born different become the subject of scrutiny among community members. Baby Joseph came from […]

Co-workers train to be effective witnesses of Christ!

by on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:55 am

“The intended objective of the training is to: 1) teach them how to identify the spiritual, social and emotional needs of the patients as they continue to do their day-to-day work, and 2) equip them on how to lead the patients after solving the identified needs.

Anthony: A Skeptical Father Believes!

by on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:52 am

When the second follow-up appointment came, Anthony accompanied his son with one mission in mind: to prove to himself that his son’s leg was indeed getting healed.

Paul: Standing tall again

by on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:03 am

Paul walked through our doors in June of 2017 with a condition known as genu valgum, commonly called as “knock-knee.” Paul’s condition not only impacted his ability to walk, but it also came with excessive pain which began to stall Paul’s academic progress.

Front view of the new training centre in Zambia.

CURE Zambia celebrates new training centre

by on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1:32 pm

CURE Zambia opened a new training centre on its hospital premises recently! The 350-square meter training centre will expand the educational initiatives taking place at the hospital including more nurse and nurse’s assistant training, CPR certification, as well as ongoing education for doctors and other medical staff. With two classrooms, a conference room, and several offices, the training centre will be instrumental in preparing the next generation of Zambian medical professionals at CURE

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