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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

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Medical Missions are Changing: How Fast Must We Move?

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Meet the Missionary: Veterinarian Dr. Sara Phipps

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Meet the Medical Missionary – Dr. Dan Galat

Dr. Dan Galat is a US-based orthopaedic surgeon who works to support, educate, and train national surgeons for service in Africa. He served for over 10 years in Kenya and was involved in the launch ...
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