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What We Do

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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Beit-CURE Children’s
Hospital of Malawi

Beit-CURE Children’s
Hospital of Malawi

Beit-CURE Children’s
Hospital of Malawi

Beit-CURE Children’s
Hospital of Malawi

Beit-CURE Children’s
Hospital of Malawi

Changing Lives Since 2002

Beit-CURE Children’s Hospital of Malawi has been a place of hope since opening its doors in 2002. The hospital is internationally recognized by the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA). Located in Blantyre, our teaching hospital has 58 beds, three operating rooms, and an outpatient clinic. In addition to performing 2,500+ life-changing reconstructive and orthopedic surgeries each year at no cost to patients, we minister to the emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and their communities.

By the Numbers

CURE Malawi provides surgical care to children regardless of their economic status, ethnicity, religious background, or gender. Support from generous donors makes it possible.

2,500+

surgeries/year

30,500+

total surgical procedures

990+

total medical professionals trained

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What We Do

CURE provides world-class, comprehensive surgical care for children suffering from life-limiting yet treatable conditions. Because all care is sponsored through the generosity of donors like you, children and their families can focus on one thing: healing.

Conditions We Treat

Bowed Legs

legs that bend outward at the knees

Burn Contractures

lack of joint movement or mobility due to a severe, often untreated burn

Cleft Lip

separation in the lip

Cleft Palate

separation in the roof of the mouth

Clubfoot

condition where the foot is twisted inward

Genu Valgum (Knock Knees)

legs that curve inward at the knees

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease)

soft or weak bones that bend and break frequently

Untreated Trauma

untreated broken bones that heal improperly and cause mobility problems

Windswept Legs

the combination of bowed legs and knock knees; one leg bows inward and the other outward

Spiritual Care

At CURE Malawi, our staff is trained to reflect kingdom values in their work and to seek opportunities to share God’s love in word and deed.

Before
After

Curekid spotlight, Cure malawi

Evance | Clubfoot

Before Surgery

Evance was born with a condition called clubfoot, which caused both of his feet to curve inward and made it difficult to walk or attend school.

After Surgery

CURE surgeons were able to straighten Evance’s feet, and today he is back in school.

Hospital Leadership Team

 

Senior Leadership Team
Physicians
Elly Chemey

Executive Director

Chimwemwe Chimbatata

Spiritual Director

Susan Kampeni

Head of Nursing Services

Dr. Samuel Maina

Medical Director

Ezekiel Milelu

Head of Finance

Davie Simengwa

Director of Programs and Development

Tandulenji Zimba

Head of Administration and Human Resources

Dr. Dorothy Bbaale

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Nicholas Lubega

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Samuel Maina

Medical Director

Dr. Diane Nahimana

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Kaiser Raphael

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Bicheng Yong

Consulting Surgeon

Senior Leadership Team
Elly Chemey

Executive Director

Chimwemwe Chimbatata

Spiritual Director

Susan Kampeni

Head of Nursing Services

Dr. Samuel Maina

Medical Director

Ezekiel Milelu

Head of Finance

Davie Simengwa

Director of Programs and Development

Tandulenji Zimba

Head of Administration and Human Resources

Physicians
Dr. Dorothy Bbaale

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Nicholas Lubega

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Samuel Maina

Medical Director

Dr. Diane Nahimana

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Kaiser Raphael

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Bicheng Yong

Consulting Surgeon