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Our Vision

To reach the world with compassionate care and the love of Christ by empowering committed, Christ-following healthcare professionals to minister and effectively care for those in the least served areas of the world.

Our Mission

In partnership with key Christian ministries, our mission is to strategically fund qualified healthcare professionals to serve the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world.

Our Values

We seek to share the love of Christ through the administration of healthcare and the sharing of His Word to all people regardless of beliefs, behaviors, or principles. As an organization, we are committed to ethical and moral behaviors which conform to biblical norms.

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Our Grant Recipients

Founded in 1992, MedSend has empowered more than 650 healthcare professionals serving in areas of deep physical and spiritual need by alleviating the burden of student loan indebtedness to serve in healthcare missions. As healthcare providers they are welcomed where others are not. MedSend grant recipients staff and run hospitals and clinics, usually involving the training and mentoring of Christian nationals into professional roles serving their own people. MedSend’s involvement around the world is transforming individuals, communities and national healthcare systems through education programs and in conjunction with Ministers of Health.

MedSend Nationals

Our MedSend Nationals is a groundbreaking program that is helping national believers obtain the advanced medical training and Christian mentoring they need to serve people who are poor and underserved in their home countries resulting in much-needed quality and compassionate healthcare, as well communicating the good news and compassion of Christ.

  • Click here for more information on the Nationals program.
  • Click here for more information about how to become a MedSend grant recipient.
  • Click here for more information about what MedSend grant recipients are doing around the world.
  • Click here to see what our grant recipients say about the importance of MedSend.

Our Associates

Sixteen mission sending agencies were instrumental in providing the seed funding used to create MedSend. Today, the total number of active MedSend Associates is 55. Working with our Associates, we rely on them to provide screening, training, assignment, oversight and accountability for MedSend grant recipients.

Click here for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Why This Matters

The situation is dire on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), the world needs seven million more healthcare professionals to meet for a minimum standard of patient care worldwide. 57 countries are at a crisis point, with fewer than 2.3 nurses, doctors and other medical personnel for every 1,000 people – too few to deliver even the most basic level of care. And the gap between number of patients and number of healthcare professionals is poised only to grow.

What MedSend is Doing About It

  • Bringing Hope to the World

    Mobilizing Healthcare Workers to Serve Around the World (freeing them up and removing the greatest barrier)

  • Giving Hope to the People in the Field

    Providing Medical Training and Discipleship while Caring and Encouraging the Person

Healthcare remains the only form of access as a Christian witness in many countries.

Your gift helps activate the movement of God's people to the field. Will you join us in ensuring that eager Christ-following health professionals are able to serve the Lord through global healthcare missions?

Featured Stories of Hope

John’s Story

By Carson Abrams*, MedSend grant recipient serving in North Africa John* has been coming to therapy for years.  He has severe cerebral palsy and requires assistance for every component of living - he is unable ...
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The History of Healthcare Missions

Have you ever wondered about the origins of modern medical missions? It began with Peter Parker, an American physician, in 1834. Parker was the first modern-day full-time medical missionary to China and was one of ...
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Why?

By Will Copeland, MedSend Neurosurgeon serving in Kenya "Why?"  That's the most common question we've been asked during our time back stateside these last few months.   Not “What have you been doing?” but "Why did you ...
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Body of Christ

by Dr. Sheryl Uyeda, MedSend Surgeon serving in Papua New Guinea So often we think of a missionary as a lone ranger, going to far-off places, blazing trails where no one has ever been before. ...
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“If you can find a Christian.”

Only twenty-six years old, Tamar* suddenly found herself dying of renal failure. Getting medical help was problematic because Tamar lived a three days journey into the mountains. Her family was able to bring her to ...
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New Beginnings in Kenya

written by Mike Ganey, MedSend pediatric surgeon serving in Kenya I want to tell you a story. But first, let me give a disclaimer. I am still learning how to tell stories about children at ...
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