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MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

By rebecca@medsend.org / May 23, 2022 /

One of the greatest challenges facing the 400 million children in Africa is a critical shortage of trained medical professionals. The lack of access to care forces parents to delay medical care and/or seek dangerous medical alternatives to their children’s ailments. Increasing the medical capacity at every level of the medical community is essential if…

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Dr. Hodge Serves a Displaced Ukrainian Woman

By Hilary Sutton / May 20, 2022 /

This is the second article in a series that is an update from Ukraine. Dr. Catherine Hodge is a MedSend supported medical missionary serving in Malawai, Africa. She was recently asked to serve short-term in Ukraine. This is one powerful story told first person from her experience serving in Ukraine.  “Near the end of a…

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Update from MedSend Grant Recipient Catherine Hodge: From Malawi to Ukraine

By Hilary Sutton / May 12, 2022 /

Dr. Catherine Hodge is a MedSend supported medical missionary serving in Malawai, Africa. Up until three and a half weeks ago, Dr. Catherine Hodge had no thoughts of going to Ukraine. Unlike other disaster relief trips which attend to events like hurricane or earthquakes, Ukraine was and is an active war site. But everything changed…

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Baby Warrior’s Story

By rebecca@medsend.org / May 11, 2022 /

Imagine being pregnant with not your second, third, or fourth child, but your tenth. Imagine going into pre-term labor and living nowhere near a hospital that can provide adequate emergency obstetrics care. You are referred to a hospital ten hours away. You finally arrive. An emergency c-section is required. You hemorrhage badly, barely surviving. Your…

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Medical Missions Podcast: The Need for Healthcare Professionals in Global Missions

By rebecca@medsend.org / May 11, 2022 /

In this episode of the Global Missions Podcast, Rev. Doug Christgau, our Global Healthcare Missions Ambassador, speaks to the need for healthcare professionals around the world. This interview includes discussion on some of the obstacles for those wishing to participate in medical missions, stories of God at work through medical mission, and next steps for…

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MedSend to the World: Michelle Kiprop on Going Sooner and Staying Longer

By Hilary Sutton / March 3, 2022 /

Michelle Kiprop is a Family Nurse Practitioner serving in Kenya. Hear firsthand how support from MedSend has made it possible for her to go to the mission field sooner and has helped make her work sustainable for the long-term. Transcript available below the video.   “I’m serving with Hope Matters International and we are located…

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2021 MedSend Live Annual Report and 2022 Ministry Update

By Hilary Sutton / February 17, 2022 /

In early February, MedSend CEO Rick Allen sat down to talk with the MedSend community about what happened in the ministry over the last year and where God is moving in 2022. You can find the downloadable annual report here. If you missed the fireside chat with Rick, catch up on it by viewing the…

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How Your Generosity is Helping the Blind to See in Gabon, Africa

By Hilary Sutton / February 2, 2022 /

Dr. Wendy Hofman, a missionary ophthalmologist, and her husband Eric have been serving at Bongolo Hospital since 2009. The eye ministry there serves the people of Gabon and, through their ophthalmology residency program, trains African doctors that can be part of the solution for the future of eye care in Africa.   The eye care need…

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Thank You to 2021 Donors

By Hilary Sutton / January 26, 2022 /

Happy New Year! There is a lot to look forward to in the ministry of MedSend in 2022, but first we want to thank our donors for all you made possible in 2021. Take a moment to see the impact of your generosity in this 60-second video. From Chicago to Western Africa, our generous supporters…

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What a Gift to MedSend means to Dr. Audry Banza

By Hilary Sutton / January 4, 2022 /

Dr. Audry Banza is a fourth-year surgical resident at SIM hospital in Niger. Dr. Banza is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this two-minute video, listen to him share firsthand what a gift to MedSend means.

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MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

One of the greatest challenges facing the 400 million children in Africa is a critical shortage of trained medical professionals. The lack of access to care forces parents to delay medical care and/or seek dangerous ...
Read More

Dr. Hodge Serves a Displaced Ukrainian Woman

This is the second article in a series that is an update from Ukraine. Dr. Catherine Hodge is a MedSend supported medical missionary serving in Malawai, Africa. She was recently asked to serve short-term in ...
Read More

Update from MedSend Grant Recipient Catherine Hodge: From Malawi to Ukraine

Dr. Catherine Hodge is a MedSend supported medical missionary serving in Malawai, Africa. Up until three and a half weeks ago, Dr. Catherine Hodge had no thoughts of going to Ukraine. Unlike other disaster relief ...
Read More

Baby Warrior’s Story

Imagine being pregnant with not your second, third, or fourth child, but your tenth. Imagine going into pre-term labor and living nowhere near a hospital that can provide adequate emergency obstetrics care. You are referred ...
Read More

Medical Missions Podcast: The Need for Healthcare Professionals in Global Missions

In this episode of the Global Missions Podcast, Rev. Doug Christgau, our Global Healthcare Missions Ambassador, speaks to the need for healthcare professionals around the world. This interview includes discussion on some of the obstacles ...
Read More

MedSend to the World: Michelle Kiprop on Going Sooner and Staying Longer

Michelle Kiprop is a Family Nurse Practitioner serving in Kenya. Hear firsthand how support from MedSend has made it possible for her to go to the mission field sooner and has helped make her work ...
Read More

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