Posts tagged CURE Ethiopia
A new approach to untreated clubfoot
The scourge of clubfoot in a child or adolescent that has never had treatment is something that we experience daily here at CURE Ethiopia. There are an estimated 40,000 children in the country with clubfoot. Clubfoot is a condition which can be easily treated in infancy, however, if it is left untreated, it will often […]
Can mission hospitals contribute to capacity building?
CURE International is well-placed within the countries it serves to help foster change in surgical expertise through training and hosting international experts. CURE strives to be an effective partner with each nation’s healthcare program, treating patients for whom there is neither the capacity nor the expertise available in the government sector. However, CURE’s role goes […]
Healed and redeemed: Hadija’s story
“I went to many hospitals, and they told me that it was impossible to treat her.” Rehema is the mother of Hadija, a little girl from Tanzania who suffers from a congenital condition called popliteal pterygium, which affects the development of the skin. Hadija was born with thick webs of skin on the back of […]
Building self-esteem in Ethiopia
“When I hear the word CURE, I always think of emotional healing and physical healing,” says Kebede, one of the counselors at CURE Ethiopia. “And it makes me very happy that I get to be part of it and to spend time with children.” CURE Ethiopia seeks to provide both physical and emotional healing. As […]
Motion-capture helps heal kids in Ethiopia
We are thrilled to announce the opening of CURE Ethiopia’s brand new gait laboratory, the first of its kind in the country and the only other active gait lab on the African continent outside of South Africa. A gait lab uses special motion-capture cameras (the same type of cameras used for making animated movies and […]
Adey Abate: Making a difference for the kingdom of God
As CURE celebrates International Women’s Day, we are proud to highlight one of our remarkable co-workers, Adey Abate. CURE Ethiopia Executive Director Adey Abate has been at the helm of CURE Ethiopia since its inception. The Ethiopian native spent a significant portion of her professional career in the United States but returned to Ethiopia to […]
Ten Years of CURE in Ethiopia
On January 22nd, 2019, CURE Ethiopia celebrated ten years of operation! CURE Ethiopia specializes in the orthopedic care of children, treating conditions like clubfoot, bowed legs, and knock knees, as well as non-orthopedic deformities like cleft lips, cleft palates, and burn contractures through visiting surgeons. CURE Ethiopia has grown exponentially within the past ten years. […]
Inspired volunteers engage kids at CURE Ethiopia
Many different people come to CURE Ethiopia to volunteer and help us in any way they can. These two women make a difference each day they are at the hospital. They enjoy spending time with the children, teaching them different crafts, playing with them, and just making them happy! In their own words, each tells what it’s like to work as a volunteer at CURE Ethiopia.
New name gives a young boy hope
When Minyichl was born, his father Azmeraw realized his son’s deformed foot would be limiting, but after having surgery with CURE, he gave his son a new name!
The power of paying it forward
Abi and his father Gezahegn come from north of the capital of Ethiopia. After continuing to seek help for Abi’s hurt hip, his father brought him to CURE. Since then, Abi has completed his treatment. We are so glad to see him thriving in the same community where he witnessed hardship. Witnessing the healing that goes […]
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