Posts tagged Patient


Making friends and finding healing: Meet Swabra!

by on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 9:05 am

Pictured above: Swabra, her mother, and her brother at CURE Kenya Swabra is an 8-year-old happy, enthusiastic, and inquisitive girl. Unfortunately, when she was four years old, Swabra contracted malaria. She was taken to the hospital, but the diagnosis was somewhat inconclusive, and the medical practitioner opted to treat her with an injection. Zam, her […]

A Brave Heart for Jesus

by on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 8:51 am

“My heart is just for Jesus now,” proclaims McDonald. He first arrived at the tender age of two and has been a patient at the hospital for over four years. His smile radiates joy even through the most difficult circumstances. It is as if Jesus has sprinkled McDonald’s heart with an extra dose of happiness. […]

500th CURE Clubfoot Patient in Togo

by on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 5:11 pm

With gratitude to God, we celebrated our the 500th patient here at the CNAO (National Center for Orthopedic Device) Clinic Lomé. The patient, Patrice, was born with with bilateral clubfoot. His father is Mawuena and his mother is Jeanne. They are a Christian family. Patrice’s father said, “When he was born, we did not know what to do, so we were scared. We did not know there was a place our son could be treated and we gave it to God in prayer.”

Warshin’s Story

by on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Our colleague, Bryce Alan Flurie, has just returned from the CURE Oasis hospital in the United Arab Emirates.  He had the chance to meet a girl named Warshin and her father, Najat.  He shares their story: Najat  is a documentary filmmaker from Kurdistan, Iraq. Since I’m a multimedia producer, we obviously had a lot to […]

Happy Easter

by on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 5:11 pm

As we head into the Easter weekend, we’d like to share a story we just received from Derek Johnson, our executive director in Uganda: For the past two weeks, a visiting plastic surgeon, Dr. Philip Metz, has provided cleft lip and palate surgeries to patients at the CURE Uganda hospital. One of these patients was […]

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