Posts tagged COVID


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 […]

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. […]

God Makes the Difference in Extraordinary Circumstances

by on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:54 am

Let me state the obvious: we have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For us here in Davao City, Philippines, our ability to move out and about has been limited. The usually long queues in public places have become even longer. Access to public transportation has been much more challenging, especially to my co-workers […]

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 […]

Growing Faith in the Waiting

by on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:16 am

“My favorite story in the Bible is the story of David. I think that David is strong, and I admire his faith in God, especially when he faced a giant,” shares Carmel. Young as she is, Carmel faces many giants in life. She lives in a mountainous area, in a Teduray indigenous community, far from […]

Refurbishing Ventilators for Hospitals during COVID-19

by on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 8:24 am

You may know that ventilators are in high demand and short supply during this COVID-19 virus outbreak. What you may not know is that there are ventilator units available, they just need to be refurbished. The good news is that used equipment donations can be repaired and turned into reliable, usable machines for reuse in […]

Sharing Resources and Helping Others During COVID

by on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 9:31 am

CURE’s mission to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God involves helping our neighbors and community. We have been doing that in all sorts of ways since our establishment. We have trained pastors, many of whom have become important allies. We have developed hospital gardens to nurture both patients and staff, and we […]

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