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By medsenddev / March 28, 2017 / Comments Off on

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…

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By medsenddev / March 27, 2017 / Comments Off on

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.…

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The Place God Calls You To

By medsenddev / February 23, 2017 /

Over the last few days, I’ve been quiet and reflective about life here in Egbe and happenings around the hospital. It is one thing to know basic statistics about a place and another thing to live them day to day. I know many medical facts especially related to mothers and babies. In any Nigerian town with 1,000 children being born annually, 124 of these children do not make it their fifth birthday. So, what is the reality of these numbers?

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Celebrating Happy Endings

By medsenddev / January 12, 2017 / Comments Off on Celebrating Happy Endings

By Dr. Andrea Parker, MD, MedSend surgeon serving in Kenya I have been struck with a sense of gratitude for this work that God allows me to be a part of. Working here can be hard…really hard. Sometimes the losses and perceived failures add up. As surgeons, we tend to be rather hard on ourselves,…

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Give Us a Hand

By medsenddev / December 28, 2016 / Comments Off on Give Us a Hand

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 By Deborah Berruti Knight, OT, serving in Niger One of my first patients since returning to Niger has been a young man named H.A. who was transferred to our hospital after a severe electrical burn.  While our surgeons…

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Christmas – A Celebration of Life

By medsenddev / December 24, 2016 /

“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that shall be for all people.” (Luke 2:10) By Judith Blumhofer, MD On Sunday morning, Angelito was crawling around the house as I savored a cup of coffee. We were enjoying a relaxed morning – just about the only one where nothing was…

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Hope for a Little One

By medsenddev / December 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Hope for a Little One

“…with God all things are possible.” Matthew 1:26 By Mike Ganey, MD The page from our hospital’s head nurse was urgent: A hospital was calling to send us a very sick newborn girl. She was only 2 kg (4.4 lb) and had been vomiting since she was born three days before. The transfer was arranged…

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In the midst of tragedy… Finding Harambe and Hope

By medsenddev / December 15, 2016 / Comments Off on In the midst of tragedy… Finding Harambe and Hope

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18   God, please make it light. Even as he prayed for an easy workload, MedSend orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Galat, MD, knew God might have other…

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Hope Unshakeable: Healing Garedo

By medsenddev / December 9, 2016 / Comments Off on Hope Unshakeable: Healing Garedo

“Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations…” Romans 4:18 Garedo’s life is a story of hope… against hope. “When I first met Garedo I thought he was going to die,” recalls MedSend physician Michelle Yates, MD, who serves at a Christian hospital in the Horn of Africa.…

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Photo Contest: Official Rules

By medsenddev / December 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Photo Contest: Official Rules

Official Rules of MedSend’s Digital Photo and Video Contest

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