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Nurses: the heart of essential surgery

by on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:51 am

Often, the discussion around global surgery focuses on the surgeons and the important work they do. This is understandable, as there is a considerable dearth of surgeons in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and this is one of the reasons that most of the world population lacks access to surgery. However, in our focus on […]

Can mission hospitals contribute to capacity building?

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:46 pm

CURE International is well-placed within the countries it serves to help foster change in surgical expertise through training and hosting international experts. CURE strives to be an effective partner with each nation’s healthcare program, treating patients for whom there is neither the capacity nor the expertise available in the government sector. However, CURE’s role goes […]

Contributing to anesthesia training in Zambia

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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 […]

Surgery’s Essential Role in Health Coverage

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Sustainable development through access to surgical care  This September the United Nations will be holding their 74th General Assembly in New York, and on September 23, 2019 they will hold a high level meeting on universal health coverage (UHC). The purpose of this meeting is to advance the cause of UHC, which means improving access […]

Pastors train at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 3:54 am

At CURE Kenya, we are always seeking to grow, looking for new ways to serve our patients, ways that address our patient’s needs fully and in the end bring glory to God. In an attempt to do this, we have many trainings on various aspects of our ministry. In July, we had a team of […]

Medical volunteer inspires scholarship

by on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm

Above: Ruth (HR), Stephen, Samuel, and Robin “I learned about CURE from a Christian medical magazine in 2002. At the end of the article they said they needed nurse anesthetists. I was looking for a short-term, faith-based medical mission, and I felt God was speaking to me in this article about CURE and calling me. […]

A special thanks to WAY-FM

by on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:21 am

Last week, CURE partnered with WAY-FM—a family of listener-supported radio stations—to hold CURE’s largest radio fundraiser of the year. All week long, WAY-FM’s DJs helped spread CURE’s mission of healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God to the communities across the United States. “It was exciting to see WAY-FM listeners–people from all over […]

Hope in the midst of overwhelming need, in Niger and beyond

by on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 5:46 am

Even under the best of circumstances, Niger is a tough place to live. The UN developed a metric called the Human Development Index (HDI) that takes basic national data like life expectancy, education, and standard of living into account. Almost without fail, Niger takes last place every single year. (189th place out of 189 for […]

CURE International supports global surgery initiatives

by on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1:31 pm

This week the World Health Organization (WHO) wrapped up their 72rd World Health Assembly (WHA), which was held May 20-28, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland. During the opening ceremony, Richard Horton, the editor-in-chief of The Lancet, gave an address, and in it he did something interesting. In the lead-up to the WHA, Horton asked this question […]

Tebow CURE Hospital tackles lack of access to medical care

by on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

I have a confession. I’m sitting in a Starbucks as I write this article. Directly below me is a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop. Just down the hall is a state-of-the-art movie theater, complete with an IMAX cinema. You might be surprised to learn that I am only three blocks from Tebow CURE Hospital. Over the […]

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Nurses: the heart of essential surgery

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