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Serving God and Healing kids in Malawi

by on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 3:45 pm

“My goal in life is to serve God, help others, and see them transformed,” orthopedic surgeon Jean-Claude Theis shares with us. It is this passion that has guided Jean-Claude throughout his life, eventually leading him here to the CURE Children’s Hospital of Malawi.  But let’s rewind a bit to high school, Jean-Claude hadn’t even thought […]

Holistically Treating Cerebral Palsy

by on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:57 am

The mission of CURE Children’s Hospitals is to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God. With this mission, we regularly serve children with disabilities that have negatively affected their lives. Many of these children have lost hope for ever finding treatment and often feel useless and depressed. When they walk through our doors, […]

The need for children’s medical care in Niger

by on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 2:19 pm

Niger is, unfortunately, a regularly overlooked country hidden on the southern edge of the Sahara desert. It’s often mistaken for its bigger neighbor to the south, Nigeria, but pay attention, and you might be surprised by this gem. For centuries, Nigeriens have been carving out lives for themselves in one of the harshest environments on […]

Conditions we treat: Burn contractures

by on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8:40 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.  In all of the countries where CURE works, fires aren’t just for camping or hanging out on the back porch with some friends – they’re a daily tool people […]

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones

by on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 11:39 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. Chances are you’ve either broken a bone before, or you know someone who has broken one of theirs. Broken bones are relatively common around the world, but access to […]

The need for children’s medical care in Malawi

by on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 8:38 am

Malawi is known as “The Warm Heart of Africa” due to its warm culture and loving people. The people are warm and loving with much courage and perseverance — the national symbol of Malawi is a lion, representing the courage and fight of the people. They are strong in the midst of hardships including a […]

Finding Joy Amidst Struggle: Abel and Amos have the answer!

by on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 10:17 am

Abel and Amorth (Amos) have a strong and unique bond. They are brothers, and they both were born with brittle bone disease. With this condition, their bones break easily, which makes playing with siblings and friends a bit more dangerous for them. Think of all the times that you fell or knocked your knee on […]

Mercy Ships and CURE International Announce Partnership Providing Surgery to Reach More Children Living with Disabilities

by on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 2:39 pm

Mercy Ships and CURE International announced a partnership to provide specialized surgical care to children living with disabilities across the continent of Africa. Both organizations provide hope and healing to children living with disabilities through surgical care in under-resourced countries. During a time when the COVID -19 pandemic has made access to specialized surgical care […]

How Disabilities Affect Education

by on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 9:15 am

In most developing countries, education is a high priority for parents to give to their children. In Kenya, people used to leave their land, livestock, and other material possessions to their children to provide for their future and education was not as valued. As time went on, this thinking changed because not everyone owned land […]

Conditions we treat: Bowed legs

by on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 1:51 pm

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. Bowed legs are a condition where the legs appear to bend outwardly around or below the knees, even if the ankles are together. A child can be born with […]

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Serving God and Healing kids in Malawi

Thandy Dzimbiri on Apr 01, 2021

The Unbelievable Love of God

Thandy Dzimbiri on Mar 31, 2021

Holistically Treating Cerebral Palsy

Elvis Lemaiyan on Mar 25, 2021

The need for children’s medical care in Niger

Joel Witwer on Mar 24, 2021

Conditions we treat: Burn contractures

Joel Witwer on Mar 17, 2021

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones

Thandy Dzimbiri on Mar 15, 2021