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Press Release: On-Belay Medical and MedSend Announce Partnership to Train African Surgeons

By MedSend / June 1, 2021 /

June 1, 2021 – Ft. Mill, S.C., Knoxville, TN On-Belay Medical and MedSend jointly announce their partnership in training national orthopedic surgeons in Africa. On-Belay Medical has committed $125,000 towards MedSend’s five-year residency programs for training national orthopedic surgeons.   On-Belay is an innovative medical device distributor, with a philanthropic heart for giving back to…

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Happy Mother’s Day to Superhero Missionary Moms

By mdboardman / May 7, 2021 /

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, and we’re set to celebrate all that mothers do. Mothers are known for the many hats that they wear; many easily qualify for the title of “SuperMom.” I know mine sure does. Today, I want to tell you about some superhero Moms who are serving on the mission field.…

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Medical Missionaries Train African Doctors for Africa

By MedSend / April 30, 2021 /

Drs. David and Krichele Jeffcoach have been living and serving in Ethiopia for two years with their three children – Vivienne, Bruce, and Clara. David is a Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon who trains Ethiopian Nationals to become surgeons through the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons. Krichele is a Physician Assistant who also holds…

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Medical Missionary in Honduras: “We See You. We’re Here, and We Will Help”

By MedSend / April 16, 2021 /

Dr. Judith Blumhofer is a pediatrician, medical missionary, and MedSend grant recipient who has been serving in Honduras for nine years now through Christian Health Services Corp. She is affiliated with Hospital Loma de Luz. Translated, this means “Light on a Hill.” The facility consists of a hospital, bilingual school, and children’s ministry. The footnote…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Sheila Sisela

By Christa Cordova / April 12, 2021 /
Dr. Shiela Sisela

During the month of March, we’re featuring several MedSend Grant Recipients and National Scholars working in family practice medicine.  Scripture tells us “let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9). As followers of Christ, it’s up to each of us to…

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Meet a MedSend Alumna: Ophthalmologist Wendy Hofman

By Christa Cordova / March 19, 2021 /
Dr. Wendy Hofman Ophthalmologist

Christian ophthalmology missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by improving both physical and spiritual sight. “The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.” Matthew 11:5 In the United States, eye care is…

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God’s Hand Across a Lifetime: My Path to MedSend

By Rick Allen / March 15, 2021 /

In 1993, my wife Linda and I moved to Fairfield, Connecticut. I was with a division of IBM at the time and had been transferred. We left behind both our families as well as our beloved community church. Before we left our home in Washington Crossing, PA, we asked if anyone knew a church in…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Peter Ronald from Kenya

By Christa Cordova / March 12, 2021 /

We continue reflecting this month on the theme of family practice medicine in the context of Christian healthcare missions.  Scripture tells us “everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” (Ephesians 4:32) and as followers of Christ, it’s up to each one of us to determine who in our communities…

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Meet a Missionary: Dr. Christina Miller

By Christa Cordova / March 8, 2021 /
Christian family practice missionary Christina Miller

Christian family practice missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by providing care for vulnerable people groups. Dr. Christina Miller is a family practice physician who serves through Christian Health Service Corps in rural Malawi at Nkhoma Mission Hospital. She recently joined a MedSend Virtual World Tour to share her experiences working in one…

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Meet a Missionary: Veterinarian Dr. Daniel Graham

By Christa Cordova / February 19, 2021 /
Daniel-Graham_Blog

Christian veterinary missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by providing animal care where it’s needed most. “….Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ … gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are His Very Own, eager to do what is good.”…

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Press Release: On-Belay Medical and MedSend Announce Partnership to Train African Surgeons

June 1, 2021 – Ft. Mill, S.C., Knoxville, TN On-Belay Medical and MedSend jointly announce their partnership in training national orthopedic surgeons in Africa. On-Belay Medical has committed $125,000 towards MedSend’s five-year residency programs for ...
Read More

Happy Mother’s Day to Superhero Missionary Moms

Mother's Day is on the horizon, and we're set to celebrate all that mothers do. Mothers are known for the many hats that they wear; many easily qualify for the title of "SuperMom." I know ...
Read More

Medical Missionaries Train African Doctors for Africa

Drs. David and Krichele Jeffcoach have been living and serving in Ethiopia for two years with their three children – Vivienne, Bruce, and Clara. David is a Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon who trains Ethiopian ...
Read More

Medical Missionary in Honduras: “We See You. We’re Here, and We Will Help”

Dr. Judith Blumhofer is a pediatrician, medical missionary, and MedSend grant recipient who has been serving in Honduras for nine years now through Christian Health Services Corp. She is affiliated with Hospital Loma de Luz. ...
Read More
Dr. Shiela Sisela

Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Sheila Sisela

During the month of March, we're featuring several MedSend Grant Recipients and National Scholars working in family practice medicine.  Scripture tells us “let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will ...
Read More
Dr. Wendy Hofman Ophthalmologist

Meet a MedSend Alumna: Ophthalmologist Wendy Hofman

Christian ophthalmology missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by improving both physical and spiritual sight. "The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead ...
Read More

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