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Gerard’s Story

February 19, 2024

One night, while Grant Recipient Dr. Theodore John was on call at Kibuye Hope Hospital in Burundi, a man named Gerard was in a car accident. Gerard had multiple injuries which required immediate surgery. In most other parts of Burundi where there are no surgeons and limited access to care, he would have surely succumbed…

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UNLOCKING THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL HEALTHCARE MISSIONS: A Long-term Vision for Healthcare Missions Development

February 12, 2024

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. —Matthew 9:35   To preach and heal is the evangelistic model that Jesus laid out before us. It is the model of today’s global healthcare…

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MedSend 2023 Annual Report

January 30, 2024

We are pleased to share that MedSend’s Annual Report for 2023 is now available for download [here]. We encourage you to take a look and see the impact of your gifts in 2023. Thank you to our compassionate family of donors who make the ministry of MedSend possible! Your gifts are crucial to breaking down barriers and…

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Practical Help and Spiritual Hope

January 15, 2024

In the front row of the training sat five Toposa men from the region of Narmopus, a little village that stares at a huge plateau where cattle are grazed in the dry season. It is remote, even for South Sudan, and when it rains vehicles can’t move because of the mud.  The only time MedSend…

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“In this world, I’ve never met a doctor like you.”

January 8, 2024

“Blessed be the Lord for His daily transformation of my life through MedSend. I’m very, very grateful for all your hard work for my support. It is for me, for nations, for Africa, for generations, for God’s glory be to Him forever and ever.” This heartfelt message comes from Galmi Hospital in Niger where MedSend…

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Treating Trauma in Children

December 18, 2023

MedSend grant recipient Samantha Lang-Kettle* never thought she wanted to work with children. There are unique challenges to working with children, in any capacity. Yet over her years as a trauma therapist serving in difficult and sometimes dangerous countries, the Lord keeps bringing children across her path.     An Opportunity “Recently I met a…

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Lifelong Global Impact

December 11, 2023

In April of 2023, MedSend celebrated 30 years of ministry in healthcare missions at Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. One of our special guests and featured speakers was Dr. Boaz Niyinyumva, a National Scholar family medicine graduate from Burundi who is doing incredible work transforming the healthcare system in his home country.  “[Healthcare…

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MedSend Grant Recipients Receive Academic Global Surgeon Award

December 4, 2023

Grant recipients Robert and Andrea Parker are surgeons who have been serving at TenWek Hospital in rural Kenya for nearly 10 years. They are an inspiring example of how Western healthcare missionaries impact patients, hospitals, communities, countries, and even entire continents not only through their faith-focused medical care but also through the training they provide…

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“The impact of MedSend is evident in every patient I treat.”

November 27, 2023

Meet Dr. Grace Macharia Dr. Grace Macharia, a Family Medicine resident and National Scholar in her first year at Chogoria Mission Hospital has always been passionate about providing comprehensive patient care. Initially, she was drawn to the field of Psychiatry. As she explored different specialties, she was captivated by the blend of Internal Medicine, Anesthesia,…

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Grant Recipient Impact in a Closed Country

November 13, 2023

Many MedSend grant recipients serve in closed countries where they risk their safety by speaking the name of Jesus. The faith and courage they display as they deliver compassionate, whole-person care while sharing their faith is inspiring. DT*, a MedSend grant recipient serving in a closed country, shared with us about a recent experience she…

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