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Conditions we treat: Knock knees

by on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 3:32 am

Knock knees is a condition commonly treated at CURE Children’s Hospitals. This condition causes a child’s legs to angle inwards to the point where their knees literally knock against each…

Conditions we treat: cleft lip and palate

by on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 2:18 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.  A cleft lip and…

Safe Anesthesia during COVID

by on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 1:37 pm

On the 30th of January, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency that was upgraded to a pandemic on the 11th of March, and elective surgery…

Empowering Mobility in Kenya

by on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:40 am

In Kenya, most people living with disabilities depend on mobility devices. Unfortunately, wheelchairs are not easy to come by. A good, functional wheelchair costs approximately $100 minimum. With over 15…

New Stretchers for CURE Kenya

by on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 9:04 pm

This spring, a huge truck stopped by CURE Kenya, and every member of staff was eager to find out what was inside! We received a bunch of new equipment including…

ICU Construction at CURE Uganda

by on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11:10 pm

Story By Abby Watrous  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…

Project Emmanuel: Help for West Pokot, Kenya

by on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 11:58 pm

The people of Kenya’s West Pokot County are an amazing lot. No matter who you are or where you come from, they are always welcoming. We know a lot about…

Dr. Mousa brings innovative ETV/CPC procedure to Indonesia

by on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:05 pm

“In my hometown, neurosurgery doesn’t happen often,” says Dr. Mousa, a fellow in the CURE Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida (CHSB) program. Dr. Mousa’s use of the word “hometown” may make…

Janet: CURE Malawi’s first Physiotherapist

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“I’d like to thank God for being there for me. When I first started at CURE, I had a certificate as a Rehabilitation Assistant. When you’ve just graduated, you don’t…

Peter: The animated storyteller

by on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 9:56 pm

“Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.” Peter spends his days ensuring CURE is a clean, happy place: clean because he is on the housekeeping team and…

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