Posts tagged orthopedic


Aisha’s story: Planning for the future

by on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:00 am

“Things have changed so much after my operation at CURE,” said Aisha.

Mead Minutes: A long road

by on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 8:04 am

Dr. Mead talks about his time in the Philippines and a describes a complex surgery.

Grand opening of Rilima clubfoot clinic

by on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Director of the center thanked the team from CURE and announced the official inauguration of clubfoot clinic in his centre. They elected a clinic coordinator, who will be our contact person at the Rilima centre, and they also designated a counselor. Together they are working to cure kids in Rwanda and to begin to eliminate clubfoot.

kids celebrating in the Philippines

Mead Minutes: Focusing on the best!

by on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:00 am

Now in the growth process, we will build some more complexity into the hospital. Basic committees will divide and seek in-depth studies of our process. What are we doing well? What needs improvement? What can we do to improve efficiency? Are there ways to reduce our costs yet maintain quality of care?

Meeting Kevin

by on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm

From the start, my recent trip to the Dominican Republic was a constantly unfolding surprise. For one, I never imagined I’d be given an opportunity to visit one of our hospitals so soon; I was hired in December, moved to Pennsylvania in January, and on a plane to Santo Domingo in February. I was also surprised to find myself on a creative team to capture photos, videos, and stories. My confidence level in the creative arena (or, let’s face it, any arena) tends to vacillate between slim and none, so I was more than a little intimidated by the prospect of working alongside professional creatives… as a professional creative myself.

CURE Opens Hospital in Niger

by on Monday, October 18, 2010 at 11:09 am

IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S POOREST COUNTRIES, CHILDREN WITH ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS NOW HAVE HOPE CURE International Opens Niger’s First Orthopedic Children’s Hospital in Niamey Lemoyne, Pa. October 18, 2010: CURE Children’s Hospital of Niger officially opened today in Niamey, extending a warm welcome to the hundreds of thousands of Nigerien children suffering from physical disabilities […]

Insights into Niger

by on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 4:56 pm

Leron Lehman, the executive director of our new hospital in Niger, shared some insights into the challenges the country currently faces. You can read the article here. Please keep that country in your prayers. Also please keep everyone in the hospital in your prayers as they prepare for its scheduled mid-October opening.

Story of Isaiah

by on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 4:02 pm

I always like getting messages like these in my email inbox. This message was from Ruth Castro, the executive director at our CURE Honduras hospital. She sent us a story about a patient named Isaiah who had surgery at the hospital for clubfoot.  After his surgery, he can now walk like normal for the first […]

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