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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conditions we treat: cleft lip and palate

by on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:25 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.  A cleft lip and cleft palate is essentially a gap between the lip and the palate. It is a congenital condition that is developed in the mother’s uterus where […]

Conditions we treat: Spina Bifida

by on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:15 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.   Spina Bifida is the second most treated condition at CURE Uganda. It’s a scary condition, but thankfully, it is very treatable. There are a few different kinds of […]

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. […]

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 […]

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