Thursday, June 16th at 8pm EST
On June 16 at 8:00 PM EDT, please join MedSend's Rick Allen, Hilary Sutton, and Morgan Boardman, and three very special MedSend to the World grant recipients and National Scholars: Dr. Stephanie Onguka, Dr. Boaz Niyinyumva, and Dr. Kyu Kan* to hear how God is moving through healthcare missions in some of the most fragile parts of the world.
In this event, you will hear:
- A fiscal year end report on MedSend
- Trends in healthcare missions
- An update on the National Scholars Program
- MedSend's plans to help medical missionaries combat fatigue, go to the field sooner, and stay longer
When you register, you will automatically receive an email with a Zoom link. You will also receive a reminder email a few hours before the event begins.
Dr. Kyu Kan
Dr. Kyu Kan (pseudonym) serves in Western Africa as a physician with a local NGO that provides medical care to prisoners. He also teaches medical English at a local medical school.
Dr. Boaz Niyinyumva
Dr. Boaz Niyinyumva is a MedSend National Scholar alumnus. He grew up in the southern part of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. He felt called to serve God as a child in a refugee camp soon after he lost his father and brother to civil strife. He grew up with a clear calling from God to serve the marginalized and underserved as a medical doctor. After completing training as a family physician at Chogoria Hospital in December 2019, he and his wife Africa moved to Litein. Upon completion of his residency the Niyinyumvas returned to Burundi to serve in a rural hospital.
Dr. Stephanie Onguka
Dr. Stephanie Onguka is a past MedSend grant recipient and in the unique position of also training national scholars in Kenya. She is the Medical Education Coordinator at Kabarak University, a Christian university in Kenya where she has served since 2015. The Family Medicine residency program that Dr. Onguka helped launch is the only program of its kind and the largest in the country. She is a leader in the development of curriculum for the training of national scholars. Dr. Onguka is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Lancaster General Hospital. She also obtained a Master of Education in the Health Professions from Johns Hopkins University.