CURE Research

In addition to serving children today, CURE medical professionals participate in academic research to better serve children tomorrow.

Effects of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency on Quality of Life of Adults with Repaired Cleft Palate in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | 23 September 2021
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI) on quality of life of adults with repaired cleft palate. Cleft palate is one of…
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
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Wage Bill and Financial Performance of Level 5 Faith-Based Hospitals in Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya

Operations | 16 September 2021
Abstract: Purpose: The main objective of this study was to examine the effect of wage bills on financial performance of Level 5 faith based hospitals in Nairobi Metropolitan, Kenya. Materials…
  • Financial Performance
  • Level 5 Faith-Based Hospitals
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What matters to children with lower limb deformities: an international qualitative study guiding the development of a new patient-reported outcome measure

Orthopedic Surgery | 1 April 2021
Abstract: Background: Lower limb deformities include conditions such as leg length discrepancy, lower limb deficiency and associated angular and rotational deformities of the hips, knees, ankles and feet. Children with…
  • Children
  • Health- related quality of life
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Social stigma and cultural beliefs associated with cleft lip and/or palate: parental perceptions of their experience in Kenya

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | 15 December 2020
Abstract: Cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P)—a condition associated with speech, hearing, feeding, and dental problems, as well as anomalies of the bone and soft tissue around the…
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
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Strategic Choice and Performance of Mission Hospitals in Kiambu County, Kenya

Operations | 16 November 2020
Abstract: The modern business environment is highly dynamic and the management of every firm is compelled to make effective decisions for the company to remain relevant. Strategic choice is a…
  • kenya
  • kiambu county
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Labio-Palatal Clefts: Epidemiological, Clinical, Therapeutic, and Progressive Profiles: about 285 cases in Niger

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | 1 October 2020
Abstract: Aim: To describe the clinical presentation, surgical management and outcome of labio-palatal clefts (LBF) in Niger. Patients and Methods: This was a cross sectional descriptive retrospective study that was…
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
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