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The experience of healthcare missionaries is uniquely difficult.  Delivering patient care in settings of dire need and limited resources causes many to struggle emotionally and spiritually on the field.

At MedSend we've seen these struggles up close for over 30 years.  In response, we've designed a multi-faceted initiative to provide professional, relational and spiritual support to healthcare missionaries, it's called The Longevity Project.

Our design incorporates diverse programs that can be tailored to fit individual needs.  It operates on an annual subscription basis heavily subsidized by donor support.  The healthcare missionaries themselves decide which programs best fit their needs and spend their grant on those programs only.

If you are interested in supporting this initiative, please reach out to us by sending an email to info@medsend.org.


Boundaries are Biblical

The Longevity Project Resources

Recommended Reads and Studies:  

Ritchie, J., Toppe, M., Lindberg, D., & Paltzer, J. (2023). Protecting Against Moral Injury among Healthcare Missionaries.  Christian Journal for Global Health, 10(2), 3–5. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v10i2.861


Paltzer, J., Ritchie, J., Lindberg, D., Toppe, M., Theisz, A., & Van Brocklin, T. (2023). Moral Injury Among Western Healthcare Missionaries: A Qualitative Study. Christian Journal for Global Health, 10(2), 58–73. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v10i2.839



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