What is hope? Hope is a premature baby that goes home healthy to his family. Hope is a well-trained Burundian doctor setting out on a career to serve her fellow citizens. Hope is enduring hard times with the belief that we labored together for God, whose love for those we serve is greater than our…Read More
“Surgeons in my country are few,” Dr. James Joseph told us when he first applied to MedSend’s National Scholar’s program in 2014. He was born and raised in South Sudan where he witnessed his own sister succumb to jaundice due to inadequate medical care. “Many surgical patients are put on waiting lists of three-to-five months…Read More
“Because of you, someone will be born again. Because of you, better healthcare will be delivered to a very poor person and respect and dignity will be given back to that patient in that rural place. Because you provided and you sent me to school.” –Dr. Belyse Arakaza, MedSend National Scholar Dr. Belyse Arakaza,…Read More
Dr. Emmanuel Ikwutah is a National Scholar originally from Nigeria serving as a general surgery resident in SIM Galmi Hospital in West Africa. He felt called to become a medical missionary to his own people from a young age due to visits to the local hospital growing up in Nigeria where he saw the need…Read More
When you financially support MedSend, you are not only sharing the gift of medical care with the vulnerable around the world, but you are also sharing the Gospel. Dr. Admire Munjeri is a MedSend National Scholar and general surgery resident in Malawi at Malamulo Hospital and below he shares the story of how the hope of Christ…Read More
When Hansen Chidi Otuneme was 11 years old, his brother was hit by a vehicle and died. The boy needed surgery, but there were no surgeons at the hospital available to help. Today, Otuneme is a MedSend National Scholar and Nigerian surgical resident in the Galmi residency program committed to becoming a desperately needed surgeon…Read More
MedSend is honored to celebrate 30 years of sending almost 700 healthcare missionaries to impact the lives of approximately 4 million people in need of quality, compassionate healthcare with you, our partners, in Washington D.C. this April 14th – 15th. Friday, April 14th will culminate in a reception where you will hear from the FIRST…Read More
The roughly 12 million people of Burundi suffer greatly from malnutrition, malaria, and tuberculosis. In September of 2022, Kibuye Hope Hospital in Rural Burundi opened its surgical training program. It is the only Christ centered residency program in the entire country. This breakthrough has been years in the making and is the culmination of the…Read More
A MISSIONARY TO HER OWN PEOPLE The MedSend National Scholars program is experiencing a profound shift as these doctors graduate from their training in Christian-based programs. They are feeling called to the mission field right in their home countries as they see the desperation for quality, accessible care–practiced with compassion and a holistic, spiritual…Read More
Dr. Loraine Ekisa is a family physician and National Scholar at AIC Litein Mission Hospital in Kenya. Recently we spoke with Dr. Ekisa, and she told us how important it has been for her training to learn from physicians visiting from the United States. She shared that she has learned “the essence of dedication and…Read More
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