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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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WHAT WE DO

Types of Surgery

We provide life-changing surgical care to children suffering from treatable disabilities like clubfoot, cleft lip/palate, knock knees, bowed legs, and hydrocephalus.

Our Impact

Behind every number is the story of a child’s life changed, and a family and community transformed.

16,000

surgeries this year

330,000+

total surgical procedures

5+ million

patient visits

Conditions We Treat

Orthopedic Surgery

 

Bowed Legs ➜

Legs that bend outwards at the knees

 

 

Clubfoot

Condition where the foot is twisted inwards

 

 

Genu Valgum (Knock Knees)

Legs that curve inward at the knees

 

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bones)

Soft or weak bones that bend and break frequently

 

Untreated Trauma (Neglected Fractures)

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

 

Plastic Surgery

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

 

Neurological Surgery

Encephalocele

A sac of brain tissue and spinal fluid protruding from the head

 

Hydrocephalus

Excess cerebrospinal fluid causing pressure in the skull

 

Spina Bifida

Condition where the spine fails to close over the spinal cord