Dr. Alliance Niyukuri, a 2018 MedSend National Scholar graduate, was recently featured in Christianity Today‘s January 6, 2020 issue profiling the changing face of African Medicine. Dr. Niyukuri, a Burundian who completed surgery residency in Gabon, was one of the first residents sponsored by the National Scholar Program. In 2018, Dr. Niyunkuri joined the staff…Read More
MedSend Announces Major Pledge from Foundation The Stead Family Foundation provides significant gift to healthcare missions support organization DECEMBER 23, 2019– FORT MILL, SC – MedSend, a global healthcare missions organization, today announced a transformational pledge of $2.4 million to be distributed over the next three years. The investment will help ensure that affordable and…Read More
by John Cropsey, MedSend grant recipient and Serge ophthalmologist A couple weeks back I received a call from a long-time missionary in Burundi, Barb Vibbert. She told me about a man named Matthieu who was somewhere in the range of 102 – 104 years old. He was a longtime friend of their family and they…Read More
Have you ever wondered about the origins of modern medical missions? It began with Peter Parker, an American physician, in 1834. Parker was the first modern-day full-time medical missionary to China and was one of the very few foreigners to get invited inland. Foreigners were not allowed to mingle with Chinese people. In 1835 Parker…Read More
The Calling: Stephanie’s Story “[In Sudan], I was in the middle of testing a four-year-old patient’s hearing when it hit me that his profound hearing loss would keep him from hearing the gospel,” Stephanie recalls. “He lives in a place where there is not an opportunity for him to learn sign language and certainly no…Read More
GLOBAL IMPACT FUND FOCUS YOUR SUPPORT BY GIVING TO A SPECIFIC REGION If God has given you a heart for a particular area of the world, focus your support on helping more MedSend grantees bring desperately needed healthcare and the love of Christ to these regions. We can even create a customized giving plan just…Read More
FREEDOM TO SERVE FUND GIVE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS FREEDOM TO SERVE IN THEIR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE The astronomical cost of healthcare education in the United States continues to escalate, requiring prospective healthcare missionaries to choose between following the Lord’s calling and dealing with overwhelming medical education debt. But thanks to faithful supporters like you, our healthcare…Read More
HEALTHCARE BUILDERS FUND SUPPORT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AS THEY TRAIN IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES The MedSend nationals program is a groundbreaking opportunity to help Christ-followers in developing countries obtain the advanced medical training they need to serve in their own countries. Grant recipients in Africa, Asia and the Middle East become surgeons, orthopedic specialists and family…Read More
THE FOUNDERS FUND HONOR OUR FOUNDERS BY EQUIPPING FUTURE PROFESSIONALS A FOUNDATION OF FAITH Twenty-five years ago, U.S. mission leaders were alarmed by a worldwide shortage of healthcare missionaries. The high cost of education and overwhelming burden of debt was keeping professionals off the field. Mission hospitals around the world were closing their doors. Drs.…Read More
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