Published by Chaanga Mungalu
Patient hostel completed at CURE Zambia
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 […]
Enhanced Patient safety at CURE Uganda
At CURE, we strive to provide excellent care to our patients. Safety is a high priority, and we continue exploring ways of enhancing patient safety during surgical procedures. CURE Uganda is one of Africa’s leading hospitals that treat neurological conditions such as hydrocephalus, spina bifida, neural tube defects, and spinal and brain tumors. Since its […]
Maxwell’s Extended Family
Maxwell (Max) has a warm and friendly persona and has become an honorary member of the CURE family. Everyone at CURE Zambia knows Max, and if you were to visit the children’s ward when Max is around, he would introduce you to everyone! We found Max in early 2019 when a team from the hospital […]
Reaching Patients in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things around the world including how we do things at CURE Zambia. But one thing we refuse to change is our mission of healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God. Our first priority is our patients and that we remain available to our patients in these difficult […]
Healing the Heart: Trauma Training
It is CURE’s desire that every patient who comes in contact with us goes home transformed physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Patients enter CURE hospitals with disabilities that have visible scars as well as scars that you can’t see. For patients to fully heal, we need to address their emotional scars. Through trauma training, we equip […]
Increasing our Capacity to Heal: Patient Hostel
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!
“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
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
“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!
“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.
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