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CURE International Celebrates 300,000 Completed Surgical Procedures Despite Pandemic

by on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 5:37 pm

While COVID-19 upended business-as-usual across the globe, CURE International’s free pediatric hospitals have remained in operation throughout the pandemic, allowing them to announce the completion of 300,000 life-changing surgeries in some…

CURE Ethiopia and Oxford University partner to create a clubfoot training program

by on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 6:37 am

Worldwide, clubfoot is a big problem. In Ethiopia alone, there are an estimated 40,000 children with clubfoot and more being born every year. Clubfoot is a condition where the feet appear to…

Vice President, Ugandan Government Officials Celebrate Major Milestone at CURE Uganda

by on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:46 pm

On January 19, 2001, CURE International officially opened CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda in Mbale to offer hope and neurosurgical treatment to children suffering with treatable disabilities. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic delayed…

CURE International completes 300,000 surgeries despite pandemic

by on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 11:48 am

The US-based NGO operates a global network of children’s hospitals across Africa and Asia GRAND RAPIDS, MI – November 9, 2021: While COVID-19 upended business-as-usual across the globe, CURE International’s free pediatric…

The Kenyan Smile That Inspired Others

by on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 12:19 pm

Like almost every young child, Kamse was beside himself with excitement when it was finally time for him to begin school. For him, this first day of school was hard-won….

Orthopedic Training Class Educates Doctors and Nurses in Zimbabwe

by on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 6:33 am

Orthopedics, the branch of medicine dealing with the correction of deformities of bones or muscles, is a fast-growing specialty in the healthcare sector of Zimbabwe in the past decade. Orthopedic surgeons have…

Bringing the Story of Jesus to Kids through Partnerships

by on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 11:01 pm

CURE International and Praise Works Inc. have partnered together to bring the story of Jesus to kids in their own language at CURE Children’s Hospitals all over the world. Through…

From cursed to blessed, three sisters are treated for brittle bone disease in Niger


“Cursed! Cursed!” is usually yelled or whispered around the corners of African rural areas about someone who is visibly sick. It is common for a child who has an obvious condition,…

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…

Traveling from Zimbabwe to Zambia to be healed: Christian finds a way!

by on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 2:21 am

Christian is a strong, intelligent, young Zimbabwean man who just so happened to be born with a condition called clubfoot. With this condition, his feet essentially curve in on themselves….


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