Posts tagged COVID-19


Safe Anesthesia during COVID

by on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 9:09 am

On the 30th of January, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency that was upgraded to a pandemic on the 11th of March, and elective surgery such as cleft, ENT, and non-emergency orthopedic surgery across the globe was put on hold, as hospitals had to battle with the influx of patients […]

Navigating COVID-19: continuing to serve children living with disabilities throughout the pandemic

by on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:37 pm

CURE International has pediatric surgical hospitals in seven low and middle-income countries, serving the population of those countries by providing essential musculoskeletal, neurosurgical, and plastic surgical care. Our non-governmental organization (NGO) plays a critical role in the healthcare of these countries through direct patient care, as well as Health System Strengthening (HSS) by training the […]

Caring for Community and Sharing Resources: CURE Ethiopia

by on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:24 am

CURE Ethiopia is the main pediatric orthopedic hospital in Ethiopia and is not only helping to change the lives of many children and their families but also their immediate community. When the pandemic hit the world, CURE Ethiopia established a “COVID-19 Preventing Committee” with the goal to help out in any abnormal situations in our […]

Reaching Patients in a Pandemic

by on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:02 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things around the world including how we do things at CURE Zambia. But one thing we refuse to change is our mission of healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God. Our first priority is our patients and that we remain available to our patients in these difficult […]

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 […]

Drawing Encouragement from the Bible

by on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 8:39 am

We are living in very uncertain times. Nobody knows what tomorrow holds, many people have lost their livelihoods, many have lost their lives, and others don’t have a place to call home. Businesses have gone down, markets are crashing, countries are going into complete lockdown, and there is a lot of anxiety in the world. […]

He waited Six Years for Healing

by on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:12 am

One thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught the world is how to wait. We are all waiting in some capacity. Waiting for the virus numbers to decline, waiting for stores and business to reopen, waiting for travel restrictions to lift, waiting for medical treatment – the list goes on and on. In different ways, […]

Project Emmanuel: Help for West Pokot, Kenya

by on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:36 am

The people of Kenya’s West Pokot County are an amazing lot. No matter who you are or where you come from, they are always welcoming. We know a lot about this region because CURE Kenya has many children from West Pokot come to CURE Kenya for treatment.  The main source of income for the people […]

Standing Strong and Stepping Up at CURE Ethiopia

by on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 8:20 am

Remember when you were a kid, and you’d ask your parents which one of you was their favorite? If you were in my family the response was always, “You’re all our favorites,” which was fundamentally frustrating to settling the argument between me and my sisters. Now, I have this sneaking suspicion that my parents may […]

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 […]

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