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CURE has a comprehensive approach to providing surgical care for children with disabilities. We support their families and strengthen the capacity of local church and healthcare systems in the countries we serve.

CURE Children’s Hospitals

CURE International is a global nonprofit network of children’s hospitals providing surgical care in a compassionate, gospel-centered environment. Services are provided at no cost to families because of the generosity of donors and partners like you.

About CURE

Motivated by our Christian identity, CURE operates a global network of children’s hospitals that provides life-changing surgical care to children living with disabilities.

CURE Overview

CURE International is a global nonprofit network of children’s hospitals providing surgical care in a compassionate, gospel-centered environment. Services are provided at no cost to families because of the generosity of donors and partners like you.

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History of CURE

Reaching more children in need of surgery and providing comprehensive care in a gospel-centered environment for 25+ years.

Timeline

AIC-CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya

CURE Kenya was Africa’s first orthopedic teaching hospital when it opened in Kijabe in 1998. Each year it performs over 2,500 reconstructive and orthopedic surgeries for children suffering from treatable disabilities. The teaching hospital has 47 beds and four operating rooms. CURE International partners with the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) to serve as a regional learning institution by implementing an orthopedic pediatric training program at the residency and fellowship levels. CURE Kenya also provides emotional and spiritual support for patients and their communities.

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CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda

Officially opened in Mbale, Uganda, in 2001, CURE Uganda is one of Africa’s leading pediatric hospitals for brain surgery and the treatment of neurological conditions. It provides minimally-invasive endoscopic neurosurgical procedures and attracts surgeons from around the world to its CURE Neuro Fellowship Program. The teaching hospital consists of three operating rooms, an 18-bed intensive care unit, and 50 ward beds. Hospital staff complete approximately 1,900 surgical procedures annually for children with conditions including hydrocephalus, spina bifida, brain tumors, and other neural tube defects. CURE Uganda also provides emotional and spiritual support to patients and their communities.

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Beit-CURE Children’s Hospital of Malawi

Established in 2002, CURE Malawi is the only hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa recognized by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Located in Blantyre, the teaching hospital has 58 beds and three operating theaters and performs over 2,500 reconstructive and orthopedic surgeries each year for children suffering from treatable disabilities. CURE Malawi also provides emotional and spiritual support to patients and their communities.

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Beit-CURE Children’s Hospital of Zambia

Established in 2006, CURE Zambia performs over 3,000 reconstructive, orthopedic, ENT, and audiological surgeries each year for children suffering from treatable disabilities. Located in Lusaka, the teaching hospital has six buildings, 54 beds, and three operating theaters. CURE Zambia also provides emotional and spiritual support to patients and their communities.

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CURE Children’s Hospital of Ethiopia

Established in 2008, CURE Ethiopia performs over 3,000 life-changing reconstructive and orthopedic surgeries every year for children suffering from treatable disabilities. Strategically located in the capital city of Addis Ababa, the teaching hospital has 70 beds and four operating rooms. Partnering with the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA), CURE Ethiopia offers an orthopedic pediatric training program at the residency and fellowship levels—training the next generation of national surgeons and healthcare workers. In addition to world-class medical care, CURE Ethiopia ministers to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their communities.

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CURE Children’s Hospital of Niger

Established in 2006, CURE Niger is the only hospital in the country of over 24 million that offers specialty surgical care for children living with treatable physical disabilities. Its location was chosen because it is central to one of the most underdeveloped regions in the world. Strategically located in Niamey, CURE Niger is a children’s hospital offering 25 beds, two operating rooms, and a full range of high-demand ancillary and rehabilitation services. The hospital provides more than 1,400 life-changing reconstructive and orthopedic surgeries each year. In addition to world-class medical care, CURE Niger ministers to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their communities.

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Tebow CURE Children’s Hospital of the Philippines

Established in 2014 through a partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation, Tebow CURE Hospital performs over 1,500 life-changing reconstructive plastic and orthopedic surgeries every year for children suffering from treatable disabilities. Strategically located in Davao City, the hospital has 30 beds and three operating rooms to treat children with conditions like clubfoot and cleft lip and palate, as well as disabilities following chronic burn contractures. In addition to world-class medical care, CURE Philippines ministers to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their communities. Services are offered at no cost to families through the generous support of CURE’s partners and donors worldwide.

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CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe

Established in 2021, CURE Zimbabwe provides more than 1,000 surgical procedures for children every year. It is the first and only hospital in the country of 14 million people to provide orthopedic and reconstructive plastics care for children with disabilities such as bowed legs, clubfoot, cleft lip/palate, and burn contractures regardless of their economic status. The teaching hospital has 42 beds, three operating theaters, an outpatient clinic, and additional lodging for rehabilitation patients.

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