Posts tagged nurses


Nurse Delia: Following God’s leading

by on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8:35 am

Hospitable, caring, hardworking, and always smiling, these are character traits that are embedded in the Filipino culture and define why nursing is a perfect fit for many Filipinos, especially those working overseas. According to the Philippine News Agency, roughly 10 to 12 million Filipino nurses and caregivers are working in more than 50 countries abroad. […]

Anne Mulwa one of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government

by on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:26 am

We are pleased to announce that Anne Mulwa, Nursing Director of CURE Kenya, received two awards from Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government (MIW) for 2019. MIW Country Winner for Kenya under the Medicine and Veterinary sector MIW Regional Winner for East Africa under the Medicine and Veterinary sector MIW is a recognition […]

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 […]

Nurse Miay and Althea’s Special Bond

by on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:52 am

“Sociable, stress-reliever, and strong-willed,” these are words that Althea’s mom, Rean, uses to describe her daughter. We agree with Althea’s mom! We often hear Althea singing, talking, and bringing joy to everyone that passes by. Some of that shared joy comes from a special bond that Althea has with her CURE nurse, Miay. Althea was […]

Nurses On the Front Lines

by on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:26 am

“Anytime, like a soldier, we are ready to go.” – Sara Kahsay, CURE Ethiopia Head Nurse The COVID-19 virus is affecting people around the world, and it most recently has reached Sub-Saharan Africa. All countries where CURE hospitals are located have confirmed cases. It’s become a worldwide pandemic, and on the frontlines are nurses. It […]

Nurses: the heart of essential surgery

by on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:51 am

Often, the discussion around global surgery focuses on the surgeons and the important work they do. This is understandable, as there is a considerable dearth of surgeons in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and this is one of the reasons that most of the world population lacks access to surgery. However, in our focus on […]

Nurses spread CURE values

by on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 5:14 am

There is a running joke in the Philippines that “the best export of the Philippines is the Filipino worker!” Countries worldwide appreciate the Filipino work ethic: hardworking and reliable, with an exceptional approach to caring for others. When we ask our patients what they dream of becoming when they grow up, many tell us, “I […]

Tebow CURE’s five founding nurses

by on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm

We’ve seen a lot of changes at Tebow CURE Hospital over the last few years. As patient numbers grew, we witnessed an increase in staff, the expansion of the third floor, and spiritual growth among our team members. When we opened our doors in November 2014, dozens of staff members were anxious to serve our […]

How satellite helps power quality health care in Niger

by on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:55 am

The CURE hospital is located in the capital, Niamey, where only one million people live—out of nearly 20 million of Niger’s population. Clearly the future of CURE in Niger lies outside the city, where most of the population and most of the children with treatable disabilities live. Thanks to SATMED and satellite technology, we will be able to increase our presence in the rest of the country, even in the most remote areas.

Anita working with a CURE kid. She is such a fantastic nurse! Thank you to all of our CURE nurses!

CURE Uganda Staff Profile: Nurse Anita Kirunda

by on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:00 am

Anita Kirunda has worked at CURE Uganda for four years now. She first started out as a primary care nurse, then she was promoted to ward/ICU charge nurse, where she served faithfully for two years. She was then promoted to OR in-charge, and, after a track record of solid performance, she has been promoted to the Assistant Nurse Manager position at CURE Uganda. Meet Anita!

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