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Announcing the Publication of MedSend’s New Book

By Kelly@medsend.org | April 30, 2024 |

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 30, 2024  Announcing the Publication of Compassionate Love: How God is Blessing a Hurting World  Fort Mill, SC – Rick Allen is thrilled to announce the release of Compassionate Love: How God is Blessing a Hurting World, a collection of extraordinary stories of medical professionals serving in under-resourced locations around…

“We are able to be here, caring for others, because of you.” 

By Kelly@medsend.org | April 22, 2024 |

MedSend Grant Recipient GL and her husband, MedSend Alum JL, serve in a closed Asian country providing medical care and sharing the love of Jesus in areas with severe lack of access to both. They focus their ministry on rural communities that are typically resistant to the Gospel. Recently, GL shared two experiences on the…

Improving Access to Healthcare in Niger

By Kelly@medsend.org | April 8, 2024 |

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with 2/3 of the population living below the poverty line. Frequent political violence and an inadequate national healthcare system make access to effective medical care out of reach for most. But, due to the compassionate financial support of healthcare missions from our donors, increasing numbers…

He is Risen!

By Kelly@medsend.org | March 31, 2024 |

A message from MedSend CEO Rick Allen:   As I look out my window here in South Carolina there is a hint of light green in the trees. The early blossoms of things to come. Other trees are full of color; reds, whites, and purple. I am reminded of the beauty of God’s creation. He…

“MedSend donors made this all possible!”- Dr. Chelsea Shikuku

By Kelly@medsend.org | March 25, 2024 |

Thanks to MedSend’s compassionate family of donors, National Scholar Dr. Chelsea Shikuku received advanced training and graduated from her surgical residency program this past December. She has shown tremendous growth in both clinical and leadership skills as she is very hardworking, empathetic, articulate, and a leader to the junior residents.   “Dr. Shikuku is an excellent…

Dentist Combats Malnutrition Through Oral Health in Peru

By Kelly@medsend.org | March 11, 2024 |

“He doesn’t like to eat; he says it hurts too much.”    As MedSend alumna Erin Connally, DDS, looked into young Javier’s* mouth, she at once spotted the culprit behind his mother’s statement. All his primary (baby) molars and upper front teeth were abscessed. She glanced at his chart and noticed his weight was significantly…

“We are truly grateful for your support on this path.” – Dr. Felix Mulago Makes a Difference in Kenya

By Kelly@medsend.org | March 4, 2024 |

Dr. Felix Mulago’s story is a testament to his unwavering determination, adaptability, and commitment to his medical career. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, he faced unexpected challenges when he traveled to Kenya in 2020 due to the global COVID-19 travel restrictions. However, instead of being discouraged by these obstacles, Dr. Mulago thrived. He…

Gerard’s Story

By Kelly@medsend.org | February 19, 2024 |

One night, while Grant Recipient Dr. Theodore John was on call at Kibuye Hope Hospital in Burundi, a man named Gerard was in a car accident. Gerard had multiple injuries which required immediate surgery. In most other parts of Burundi where there are no surgeons and limited access to care, he would have surely succumbed…

UNLOCKING THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL HEALTHCARE MISSIONS: A Long-term Vision for Healthcare Missions Development

By Kelly@medsend.org | February 12, 2024 |

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. —Matthew 9:35   To preach and heal is the evangelistic model that Jesus laid out before us. It is the model of today’s global healthcare…

MedSend 2023 Annual Report

By Kelly@medsend.org | January 30, 2024 |

We are pleased to share that MedSend’s Annual Report for 2023 is now available for download [here]. We encourage you to take a look and see the impact of your gifts in 2023. Thank you to our compassionate family of donors who make the ministry of MedSend possible! Your gifts are crucial to breaking down barriers and…

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