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William from Uganda on Today
"His back is still leaking," Hadija told us about William. Unfortunately, some of William's cerebrospinal fluid is leaking out from his surgery site. The doctors here at CURE Uganda have been monitoring the incision carefully, but have decided that he will need a second surgery to repair the leak tomorrow. This morning William had a dressing change, which made him cry a lot! For Easter weekend, the moms and babies in the ward watched a movie about Jesus's life and resurrection in their own language. Please pray that Hadija will know the peace that comes from knowing Jesus, and that William's surgery tomorrow would be successful.
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William from Uganda on 3 days ago
William is resting today in the ward with his mom, Hadija. We talked with her this afternoon, and she's concerned because he has developed a small cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak. CSF is the fluid that is in the brain and spinal cord, and it helps to protect the brain, among many other jobs! Our CURE Uganda doctors have put a special pressure bandage on his back at the surgical site to help. We are praying that the leak will heal, and that William won't have to have another surgery to repair it. Hadija attended ward worship this afternoon which she enjoyed. She is missing her husband and other children, so please be praying for her and baby William!
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Apio from Uganda on Apr 18, 2019
Apio was discharged this morning! She was given antibiotics to take home and advised to go to the nearest health center in her village for stitch removal on 24th of this month. They will be back to CURE Uganda on May 20th for review. Please be praying for this family and for Apio's continued healing!
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Hiba from Uganda on Apr 17, 2019
Hiba and her mother Hira showed up to CURE Uganda for review this morning and baby Hiba is doing really well. Hiba has been enrolled in a school for children with special needs in a different district where she lives, a two hours’ drive from CURE Uganda hospital however her mother Hira says that it is going to be tough for her to be without her daughter who hasn’t left her sight for four years and yet she is now heading to boarding school. Our doctors found no problem at all with Hiba’s health so they decided that she will be reviewed again four years from now. They, however, cautioned Hira that in case of any health issues with Hiba she shouldn’t hesitate to get her back to CURE Uganda as soon as possible. Please be praying for her!
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Habiru from Uganda on Apr 17, 2019
“Habiru is now a big boy. He can speak a few words and and the best development is that he now has better neck control. He can support his head on his own for a few minutes. I am hopeful that with time he will be able to fully support his head and he will also sit,” said Juma, his father. He has been focused mostly on taking care of Habiru because there has been a drought, so he couldn’t farm. Juma’s only concern is that Habira has a skin infection on his scalp so when the doctor saw him, he recommended a skin cream which Juma got from our pharmacy. He was advised also to continue helping Habiru do his physiotherapy. Please be praying for him!
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William from Uganda on Apr 17, 2019
After spending the night in our ICU after surgery, William was transferred back to the ward this morning. His mom is pleased with the results of the surgery and happy to be back in the ward! We delivered a get well message to her, which she was glad to read. Now they are waiting for William's incision to heal more before they can head home.
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Apio from Uganda on Apr 17, 2019
Apio had a stable night in the ICU. Her nurse Harriet says that she didn’t have any issues during the night and will be heading back to the general ward this morning. When we spoke with her mother Rhoda she said, “There is a good change that I have noticed. She hasn’t cried at all and she is feeding and sleeping well. Her sister is fine too.” She called her husband and told him about the successful surgery and he was both shocked and excited. Please be praying for the twins and their family!
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William from Uganda on Apr 16, 2019
Dr. Emmanuel performed William's spina bifida surgery today. William will stay in the ICU with his mom tonight so our nurses can keep a close eye on him as he recovers from surgery. Thank you for your continued prayers for healing and peace!
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Apio from Uganda on Apr 16, 2019
“I am not worried about today’s surgery, but I am just praying to God to help Apio go through it without any complications. I haven’t told my husband about the surgery yet because he has a test at school today and I don’t want him to be distracted and worried,” Rhoda said this morning. Apio went in for her scheduled washout this afternoon because her cerebrospinal fluid has infection and pus. The washout which started at 1:00PM was successful. She will spend a night in ICU recovering from her surgery then will be transferred to the ward and started on antibiotics. Please be praying for her!
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William from Uganda on Apr 16, 2019
William is here at CURE Uganda and will be heading into surgery soon! We talked with his mother Hadija and she is nervous, but we reassured her the surgeons will do a wonderful job. Please pray for peace for Hadija and a successful surgery for William!
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Apio from Uganda on Apr 15, 2019
“At least she (Apio) can now sleep and I think it is because of the good medical care that she is receiving here at CURE hospital,” Rhoda shared. Apio had her cerebrospinal fluid tapped over the weekend and sent to the labs for analysis and she has already had her brain CT scan done. During ward rounds the doctors said that they will review her scans and make a plan for her surgery. Rhoda spent most of her day nursing her babies while her mother-in-law who is with her here at CURE Uganda took care of the laundry. Please be praying for this beautiful baby!
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Patience from Uganda on Apr 12, 2019
After being checked out by one of our doctors, Patience was discharged from the ward this morning! She will have her stitches removed next week and we will see her again at our mobile clinic in Katalemwa at the end of May. Please pray for a safe journey home for Patience and her mom Nanteza, and that they would feel the love of God daily.
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George from Uganda on Apr 12, 2019
George was discharged from the ward this morning! He will have his stitches removed in ten days at a local hospital, and will come to a CURE mobile clinic near his home for his next checkup in May. His mom Sharon wrapped him up carefully and headed to the bus station to get back to their hometown. Join us in praying for safe travels and a continued good recovery for George!
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Patience from Uganda on Apr 11, 2019
Patience had a little bit of a rough night with a small fever and some trouble sleeping so she was not able to be discharged as we had hoped yesterday. Despite the delay, she had a good morning listening to some music on her mom's phone. A bit later, her mom Nanteza was able to attend worship in the ward with the other mothers and babies. Annet from our spiritual team led the moms in a joyful noise of clapping and singing "Thank you, Jesus" in one of the local languages.
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George from Uganda on Apr 11, 2019
George is recovering this morning in the ICU and being transferred back to the ward soon. We asked his mom Sharon how she was doing, and she said she's tired of being in the ICU and she's excited to be back in the ward with the other moms later today! https://youtu.be/rZOnATF7WIg

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