Posts tagged CURE Uganda


Conditions we treat: Hydrocephalus

by on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 8:58 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Hydrocephalus is the main condition treated at CURE Uganda, but before we jump into what it is exactly, we need to rewind a little bit. We’ve all got this […]

Hospital ward and place of worship: New CURE Uganda chapel

by on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9:22 am

CURE Uganda has recently completed construction on their new 200 person chapel. There was a groundbreaking and dedication ceremony in December 2019 back when COVID-19 was still just a phrase whispered in the news. Despite the global pandemic and the worldwide disruption of services, CURE Uganda and Gabikan Engineering, the contractor for the project, adjusted […]

Enhanced Patient safety at CURE Uganda

by on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:10 am

At CURE, we strive to provide excellent care to our patients. Safety is a high priority, and we continue exploring ways of enhancing patient safety during surgical procedures. CURE Uganda is one of Africa’s leading hospitals that treat neurological conditions such as hydrocephalus, spina bifida, neural tube defects, and spinal and brain tumors. Since its […]

JCG Responds to the Need for PPE Gear with a Donation to CURE International

by on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 4:20 pm

At CURE, we are all about partnerships. We know that more can be accomplished by working together than could ever be done alone. That is why we seek to partner with organizations globally and in the countries that we serve to utilize their unique strengths to reach more and help more people in need.  Upon […]

ICU Construction at CURE Uganda

by on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7:54 am

Earlier this year, prior to the spread of COVID-19 to Uganda, CURE Uganda celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with special guests from the CURE Canada board and Guatemala.  The number of patients coming to CURE Uganda has grown significantly the past few years, increasing by over 40% prompting the […]

A Mother’s Love

by on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 9:42 am

Would you leave everything you’ve ever known, on the word of a stranger, to find healing for your child? Would you go to the edge of your known world, and then step further? This is exactly what many South Sudanese mothers step up to when they bring their babies, suffering from hydrocephalus, to CURE Uganda. […]

Spreading Kindness: Nurse Richard

by on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 10:20 am

It’s true, first impressions are important! Here at CURE Uganda, we are blessed with someone who works hard at giving patients and their families an amazing first impression – nurse Richard Nabende. Prior to COVID-19 protocols, as the Outpatients Department Coordinator, Richard was the first person from the medical team that patients and their families […]

Teamwork to Save Babies in Uganda

by on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9:40 am

800 grams. 28.2 ounces. That’s less than two pounds of butter, and a bit more than two cans of Pepsi. It’s also the weight of some of the premature babies that neonatologist Dr. Kathy Burgoine and her team take care of at the Mbale Regional Referral Hospital’s Neonatal Unit (NNU), which is a project of […]

Overcoming a Brain Infection: Trevis

by on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 9:53 am

“I was in great fear; I thought I was losing him.” – Trevis’ mom  Holding her bouncing baby boy, Julian told us the story of how her little boy, Trevis, became desperately ill. By looking at his spunky smile today, you would never guess that just weeks ago he was fighting a life-threatening infection close […]

CURE Uganda’s 19th Anniversary!

by on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9:58 am

CURE Uganda turned 19 years old!  On January 19th, 2001, CURE Uganda officially opened. We have spent 19 years serving God by healing the sick and proclaiming His kingdom in Uganda, and this January, we celebrated!  When staff have birthdays, the human resource team sends out an all-staff email on their special day. For CURE […]

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