Posts tagged Coronavirus


Confronting the COVID-19 Spike in Africa

by on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9:33 am

With six hospitals located in Africa, CURE International is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 spread there and adjusting safety protocols at the hospitals as needed. Peter Kyalo, Chief of Programs and Services for CURE, has found that his role has been marked by constant change and has required much flexibility in order to adapt and confront […]

Coming Together Through Adversity

by on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 10:11 am

Writing from CURE Ethiopia, it is hard to predict the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in Ethiopia and in other countries where CURE serves. The spread seen in many African countries has been following a different trajectory when compared to the rapid escalation seen in North America and Europe. While we will undoubtedly face further […]

What has Changed at CURE Kenya

by on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:48 am

On Friday, March 13, 2020, the Kenyan government announced the first COVID-19 infection case in Kenya. This announcement signaled the beginning of special precautionary measures being put in place at CURE Kenya to prevent our patients, staff, and partners from acquiring the virus. The virus affects many things, including Kenyan culture. For example, greetings are […]

Nurses On the Front Lines

by on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:26 am

“Anytime, like a soldier, we are ready to go.” – Sara Kahsay, CURE Ethiopia Head Nurse The COVID-19 virus is affecting people around the world, and it most recently has reached Sub-Saharan Africa. All countries where CURE hospitals are located have confirmed cases. It’s become a worldwide pandemic, and on the frontlines are nurses. It […]

COVID-19: CURE International’s Response

by on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 3:30 pm

UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 22, 2020: “Our surgical services have continued, but there has been an inevitable drop in surgeries performed due to COVID-19 precautions, regional mandatory quarantine, and managing local COVID-19 exposure. This pandemic has resulted in an even longer wait for essential treatment for some of the most vulnerable children in the world. To help […]

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