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Marcia White receives the President’s Volunteer Service Award

by on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm

Marcia White is a volunteer for CURE International. She first started volunteering with CURE in 2019 in the Grants department and has become a highly valued member of the team.  CURE receptionist Heidi Davis said, “Marica has been a gem! During the COVID-19 pandemic, Marcia continued to volunteer from home.  Marcia clocked 784.25 hours in […]

Breaking Ground for Expansion at CURE Uganda

by on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 9:35 am

On a beautiful morning on the 15th of February 2021, chairs were neatly arranged in a large wide semi-circle next to the existing Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda (CURE Uganda). Co-workers and guests gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new laundry building being constructed and relocated to create space […]

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 […]

CURE International to launch Zimbabwe’s first children’s orthopedic hospital

by on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 11:28 am

CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, announced plans to open CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. Reconstruction of the $5 million hospital was recently completed by the Zimbabwe Orthopedic Trust (ZOT) in partnership with the Zimbabwean […]

Patient hostel completed at CURE Zambia

by on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:37 am

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 […]

Dr. Rick Gardner recognized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Health for pediatric orthopedic treatments

by on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 3:37 pm

CURE Ethiopia Medical Director Dr. Rick Gardner recently received recognition from the Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse for his contributions to the growth of orthopedic treatment in Ethiopia. Dr. Rick has served in CURE Ethiopia since 2013, first as an orthopedic surgeon and soon adding the role of Medical Director to his duties. In […]

Enhanced Patient safety at CURE Uganda

by on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:10 am

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 […]

USAID/ASHA grant upgrades CURE Ethiopia’s operating room equipment and equips its medical training center

by on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10:13 am

With an estimated 2.5 million Ethiopian children suffering from treatable disabilities and the ambitious dream to see every one of these freed from their disabling condition, CURE Ethiopia has a big task ahead of them. Frankly, it’s a dream that’s not achievable alone. CURE relies heavily on continued investment and support by not only individual […]

Uganda Runs for Brain Surgery

by on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 10:23 am

In October 2020, the CURE children’s hospital in Uganda hosted its 4th annual Brain Surgery Run and raised $100 million Shillings ($26,936). This event gave the Ugandan community an interactive way to help local children with life-threatening neurological conditions receive treatment, by raising funds for the CURE Uganda children’s hospital. CURE Uganda is a specialty […]

Safe Anesthesia during COVID

by on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 9:09 am

On the 30th of January, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency that was upgraded to a pandemic on the 11th of March, and elective surgery such as cleft, ENT, and non-emergency orthopedic surgery across the globe was put on hold, as hospitals had to battle with the influx of patients […]

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