Posts tagged neurosurgery


CURE Hydrocephalus featured in The Lancet

by on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:37 am

We were honored to have a very positive review of CURE’s work with hydrocephalus featured in The Lancet. “Infant hydrocephalus in Africa: spreading some good news” features quotes from Dr. Ben Warf and other well-respected professionals and provides an insightful look into the advances CURE Hydrocephalus has made in the treatment of hydrocephalus and training of neurosurgeons.

What could an accomplished neurosurgeon learn from CURE Uganda?

by on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 9:30 am

You might say that Dr. Rees Cosgrove, former chair of Brown University’s neurosurgery department, had a good visit to CURE Uganda.

“My experience at CURE Uganda restored my faith in the power, generosity, and goodness of the human spirit,” Dr. Cosgrove remarked.

Not a bad outcome for a week in central Africa.

One student’s experience at CURE Zambia

by on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 9:12 am

My heart breaks when I play with the kids in the ward and realize the conditions they live in. For example, I spent a long time playing with Play-doh with some of the older kids yesterday. One little boy named Gift has club hands. As I was showing him how to roll the clay and play with it, my heart broke as he attempted to roll the clay with his disfigured fingers. Then he broke into a huge smile and giggle, and I remembered the promise that the Lord has for each of these children. Despite the pains of this world, they are perfect in His eyes.

Bringing pediatric neurosurgery to Uganda

by on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 9:40 am

In pictures: Neurosurgery in Uganda

by on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7:00 am

Thoughts on Serving in Uganda

by on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 12:24 pm

This summer, we have various volunteers who are serving at CURE hospitals in various capacities.  Some are on teams; some are individuals.  Some stay for a couple of weeks and some for a couple of months. One of these people is Emily Laning from the U.S., who’s spending a few weeks at our hospital in […]

What CURE Does in Uganda

by on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm

This month, CURE International is focusing on the work of our hospital in Mbale, Uganda. The CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda specializes in treating children with neurosurgical conditions like hydrocephalus.  Watch this video with Derek Johnson, the executive director of CURE Uganda, to learn more. The CURE Blog will be posting more features on our […]

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