Posts tagged Zambia


Remembering Dr. Anthony Chisakuta and his legacy of serving children in need

by on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 8:43 am

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Dr. Anthony Chisakuta. We grieve, but our confidence and hope are that he is in the very presence of the Savior he loved and served.  “I was told recently that Anthony Chisakuta is still remembered in the hospital where he used to work in Belfast. […]

Patient hostel completed at CURE Zambia

by on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:37 am

Over the years, we have witnessed an increase in the number of patients seeking services from CURE Zambia.  In order for us to meet this need, we began construction of a patient hostel that would increase our long term patient bed space on the hospital campus. The construction of the building has been completed and […]

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 […]

Maxwell’s Extended Family

by on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 9:33 am

Maxwell (Max) has a warm and friendly persona and has become an honorary member of the CURE family. Everyone at CURE Zambia knows Max, and if you were to visit the children’s ward when Max is around, he would introduce you to everyone!  We found Max in early 2019 when a team from the hospital […]

Reaching Patients in a Pandemic

by on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:02 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things around the world including how we do things at CURE Zambia. But one thing we refuse to change is our mission of healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God. Our first priority is our patients and that we remain available to our patients in these difficult […]

Healing the Heart: Trauma Training

by on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 9:47 am

It is CURE’s desire that every patient who comes in contact with us goes home transformed physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Patients enter CURE hospitals with disabilities that have visible scars as well as scars that you can’t see. For patients to fully heal, we need to address their emotional scars. Through trauma training, we equip […]

Increasing our Capacity to Heal: Patient Hostel

by on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:08 am

As CURE Zambia has grown over the years, the need for appropriate lodging for patients and their caretakers outside of the patient ward has become necessary. There are a variety of circumstances that require patients and their caretakers to stay at the hospital beyond their immediate hospitalization for surgery. In some cases, patients arrive a […]

Catherine is Taller!

by on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:12 am

“There are people who laugh at me. I do get upset because of that,” shares Catherine. Catherine’s condition was very visible, and she attracted attention because of it. She appeared to be shorter than her actual height because of her severely bowed legs. This 13-year-old girl comes from the northern part of the country and […]

Contributing to anesthesia training in Zambia

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:30 pm

Zambia has a population of about 18 million, and as of the last count, there are about 42 physician anesthetists and 176 non-physician anesthetists who are employed by the Ministry of Health. It is clear that the number of practicing anesthetists in the country is far from adequate to serve the entire population. The areas […]

Mary, Joseph, and a miracle

by on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

“I thought she had given birth to an animal. I was waiting to see the tail start growing.” Joseph’s father In remote, sparsely populated communities in Zambia, when something strange occurs, it becomes the talk of the day. Children who are born different become the subject of scrutiny among community members. Baby Joseph came from […]

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