Posts tagged CURE Hydrocephalus


Healing in Northern Uganda

by on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:16 pm

Many times when we travel for our satellite clinics, we keep our hopes up that while we are reviewing our former patients, they will be doing better than they were when they left the hospital. Recently, we had a trip to Northern Uganda where we met several of our old patients.

We love seeing huge smiles from CUREkids ready to get their cleft lip surgeries. Xein Mel, who is just seven months old, is about to get her cleft lip fixed!

CURE in the News: Week of January 7, 2018

by on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:37 pm

Dr. Venditti travels to the Philippines to heal kids with cleft lip, Dr. Mathew Varghese makes Bill Gate’s blog, and Health and Medicine looks at going shuntless with CURE Hydrocephalus.

Interview with Dr. Le Quang My from Vietnam

by on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Imagine being 27 years old and traveling to Africa to learn the latest surgical procedure to treat hydrocephalus. Dr. Le Quang My traveled from Vietnam to Uganda for eight weeks for surgical training to take back to Vietnam.

CURE Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Celebrates 10,000 Surgery Milestone

by on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

New Cumberland, PA–December 19, 2017–As the year comes to an end, CURE Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida (CHSB) celebrates a significant milestone: as of November 2017, CHSB partner treatment locations have performed more than 10,000 surgeries since the program’s launch in 2011. CHSB trains and equips neurosurgeons from low- and middle-income countries to perform life-saving surgeries […]

Aisha’s testimony: Continuing in Christ

by on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:23 pm

Aisha: When I came to this hospital, I was not a Christian, but I have now converted to Christianity. I feel different. I feel like a load has been taken off.

CURE in the News: Week of January 15, 2017

by on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:38 pm

Recent articles mentioning CURE, including research on myelomeningocele conducted at CURE Uganda.

In the midst of brokenness

by on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:55 am

There is so much brokenness in the world. Broken homes, broken lives and broken hearts. I’m becoming more and more aware of this as I travel around the world. Brokenness is real. It’s so evident in other countries, but it’s also here at home as well. It just feels more broken outside the boundaries of my familiarity.

A mother’s story

by on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 9:00 pm

What a mother will do for her child This is worth watching! And maybe sharing, especially now. It shows how determined a mom can be, and how much God draws close to the brokenhearted. And it’s only a couple minutes. THANK YOU for making stories like this possible. Thank you for being part of the […]

Living a fuller life in Zambia

by on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:00 am

I love to slow down to take time to get to talk with my patients, slow down to sit with them, talk with them, hold them, pray for them, comfort & encourage them, come to know their story, what their name is, why they are here, and what their biggest needs are. I am continually reminded of why I became a nurse in the first place, which at the end of the day sits deep in my heart more than any other challenge I may have faced throughout the day, week, or month.

Subaru Forrester

What’s in a car?

by on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 6:00 am

The mission field for this Subaru Forester in not easy terrain, but CURE is using this simple vehicle to provide life-changing ministry, bringing hope and comfort in the midst of sorrow and death. In this car, these mothers learn about a Heavenly Father who says, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

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