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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Noel Ndayisenge

October 6, 2022

Noel Ndayisenge is a MedSend National Scholar from Burundi. He is a 5th year resident at SIM Galmi Hospital in Niger. Dr. Ndayisenge is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. “I am coming from Burundi, one of the most under­ served areas in the world in terms…

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Dr. Audry Banza Shares an Experience

October 1, 2022

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Audry Banza recently shared a story about a patient he received one night, crying in pain and shock. He immediately recognized her Cameroonian accent because he had grown up there himself. She said, “Doctor, please, help me. I was found under a car after the accident. I thought I was dead.…

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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Audrey Banza

September 30, 2022

Dr. Audrey Banza, a MedSend National Scholar from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. Dr. Banza is serving at SIM Galmi Hospital, Niger in the General Surgery program. “It is a pleasure to express my gratitude for your generous financial support…

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Meet Dr. Rachel McLaughlin, an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa

September 14, 2022

Dr. Rachel McLaughlin is an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa. Her team is working to develop the hospital to be a training institute for medical students while also increasing the quality of medical care available to Burundians. Transcript available below the video. My name is Rachel McGlaughlin and I’m an OB-GYN. I work in Burundi, East Africa.…

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RECOVERING THE BREATH OF LIFE

August 3, 2022

“I could see that she was in respiratory distress. Her chart said that she had come in in the middle of the night and had ingested some sort of toxic substance.” While on call at Mukinge Hospital in rural northwestern Zambia, Physician Assistant Jessica Winston, noticed a new patient. An eight-year-old girl named Mercy, in…

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Baby Warrior’s Story, Part Two

June 22, 2022

Dr. Blumhofer, a pediatrician and foster parent serving at Loma de Luz Hospital in Honduras, shared an update with us on Baby Warrior’s reintegration to his family. At the end of February, Baby Warrior had reintegrated to his family. Throughout this process, Dr. Blumhofer stayed in touch with Warrior’s family to help provide care and…

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MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

May 23, 2022

One of the greatest challenges facing the 400 million children in Africa is a critical shortage of trained medical professionals. The lack of access to care forces parents to delay medical care and/or seek dangerous medical alternatives to their children’s ailments. Increasing the medical capacity at every level of the medical community is essential if…

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Baby Warrior’s Story

May 11, 2022

Imagine being pregnant with not your second, third, or fourth child, but your tenth. Imagine going into pre-term labor and living nowhere near a hospital that can provide adequate emergency obstetrics care. You are referred to a hospital ten hours away. You finally arrive. An emergency c-section is required. You hemorrhage badly, barely surviving. Your…

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MedSend to the World: Michelle Kiprop on Going Sooner and Staying Longer

March 3, 2022

Michelle Kiprop is a Family Nurse Practitioner serving in Kenya. Hear firsthand how support from MedSend has made it possible for her to go to the mission field sooner and has helped make her work sustainable for the long-term. Transcript available below the video.   “I’m serving with Hope Matters International and we are located…

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2021 MedSend Live Annual Report and 2022 Ministry Update

February 17, 2022

In early February, MedSend CEO Rick Allen sat down to talk with the MedSend community about what happened in the ministry over the last year and where God is moving in 2022. You can find the downloadable annual report here. If you missed the fireside chat with Rick, catch up on it by viewing the…

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