Posts tagged Uganda


Breaking Ground for Expansion at CURE Uganda

by on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 9:35 am

On a beautiful morning on the 15th of February 2021, chairs were neatly arranged in a large wide semi-circle next to the existing Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda (CURE Uganda). Co-workers and guests gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new laundry building being constructed and relocated to create space […]

Conditions we treat: Spina Bifida

by on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:15 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.   Spina Bifida is the second most treated condition at CURE Uganda. It’s a scary condition, but thankfully, it is very treatable. There are a few different kinds of […]

The urgent need in Uganda for children’s medical care

by on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:55 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series to explain the need for specialized medical care in parts of Africa and Southeast Asia. The CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda operates out of Mbale, Uganda in Africa to provide medical care to vulnerable children that would otherwise not have access or be able to afford treatment. […]

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 […]

Gifts of gratitude and thanksgiving from CURE patients and families

by on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:19 am

Colossians 3:15 – Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. In the United States, you may show your gratitude with a home-cooked meal or a thank you card. It’s a bit different in the countries where CURE hospitals are […]

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 […]

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