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Dealing with Trauma on the Field

June 24, 2024

MedSend alum Derek Webber and his family have been on the front lines of healthcare missions for over a decade. In those years of delivering compassionate, whole-person care to under-served patients in hospitals without adequate resources, Derek has had to learn how to keep his eyes focused on Jesus despite the pain he sees daily. …

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Book Sneak Peek: Stephen and Joy Yoon – Something Impossible

June 11, 2024

    Stephen and Joy Yoon Something Impossible   North Korea was not a country Stephen had ever considered. All his life he’d been taught that North Koreans were horrible, scary, even evil. In elementary school, North Koreans were depicted in their textbooks drawn with horns and tails. Stephen could not fathom North Korea as…

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See How MedSend is Making a Difference

June 3, 2024

The advanced surgical training National Scholars receive from Grant Recipients and our partner organizations makes a real, tangible impact on the lives of patients today that transforms their futures. Your financial support of MedSend makes it possible for children like those in this video to live with renewed health and the knowledge that God sees…

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Book Sneak Peek: Katherine Welch – Relentless

May 27, 2024

  KATHERINE WELCH   RELENTLESS     If there’s one word that describes Katherine Welch, it’s relentless. With a pixie-cut mop of unruly hair, kind blue eyes, and a ready smile, that word might not immediately spring to mind, but get her talking about the work she’s done for over two decades, and those bright eyes turn…

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We Help Them Go and Help Them Stay

May 14, 2024

MedSend has helped medical missionaries go to the field for over 30 years —and now we help keep them there by providing grants to access the spiritual, professional and relational support they need to thrive on the field.     “It’s hard to find the words to adequately express what my MedSend grant has meant to…

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Love > Fear: How One Grant Recipient’s Ministry is Saving Mothers and Babies in a War-torn Country

May 6, 2024

It’s unthinkable.  There are places around the world right now where expectant mothers travel for days in a canoe in desperate search of medical help for their failing pregnancies. Their bodies racked with pain, their health threatened, and their unborn babies in danger, their only option is to risk their lives and set out on…

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“We are able to be here, caring for others, because of you.” 

April 22, 2024

MedSend Grant Recipient GL and her husband, MedSend Alum JL, serve in a closed Asian country providing medical care and sharing the love of Jesus in areas with severe lack of access to both. They focus their ministry on rural communities that are typically resistant to the Gospel. Recently, GL shared two experiences on the…

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Improving Access to Healthcare in Niger

April 8, 2024

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with 2/3 of the population living below the poverty line. Frequent political violence and an inadequate national healthcare system make access to effective medical care out of reach for most. But, due to the compassionate financial support of healthcare missions from our donors, increasing numbers…

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“MedSend donors made this all possible!”- Dr. Chelsea Shikuku

March 25, 2024

Thanks to MedSend’s compassionate family of donors, National Scholar Dr. Chelsea Shikuku received advanced training and graduated from her surgical residency program this past December. She has shown tremendous growth in both clinical and leadership skills as she is very hardworking, empathetic, articulate, and a leader to the junior residents.   “Dr. Shikuku is an excellent…

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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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