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Joint MedSend-CMDA meeting

By medsenddev | February 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Joint MedSend-CMDA meeting

Turnout is impressive for joint MedSend-CMDA event 2015 Summit participants tackle tough issues  In a rapidly changing global landscape how do Christian healthcare missions stay relevant? This was among the challenges addressed at the 2015 Medical Mission Summit, the second of the annual meetings that MedSend has co-sponsored with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations…

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By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Latest Updates

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Health Missions Survey Released

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Health Missions Survey Released

We are pleased to present highlights from the Global Health Workers Needs Assessment Survey Report. Full-length copies of the report may be requested by filling out the form below. That Healthcare Missionaries Might Flourish: Global Healthcare Workers Needs Assessment Report Highlights Background: Under MedSend’s leadership, a working group of healthcare missions experts was brought together…

Missionary Boot Camp

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Missionary Boot Camp

Audio available online  “Missionary Boot Camp” helps healthcare missionaries prepare  “If God has called you to be a healthcare missionary, you’ll experience one of the most satisfying – and challenging – careers in the world,” says MedSend president Rick Allen. “You’ll be a warrior for God in what may often be difficult circumstances and like…

Summit 2015 Tackles Tough Issues

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Summit 2015 Tackles Tough Issues

Turnout is impressive for joint MedSend-CMDA event 2015 Summit participants tackle tough issues  In a rapidly changing global landscape how do Christian healthcare missions stay relevant? This was among the challenges addressed at the 2015 Medical Mission Summit, the second of the annual meetings that MedSend has co-sponsored with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations…

Lessons From A Tetanus Survivor

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Lessons From A Tetanus Survivor

– Excerpted from a blog by MedSend occupational therapist Deborah Berruti, who serves at a mission hospital in Niger When I went to see S.* for our first session on Monday morning, she told me that she didn’t like me and I should just leave her to die.  S. had concluded that healing was not…

From Slums to Surgical Suite

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on From Slums to Surgical Suite

Dr. Ian Orwa is no stranger to poverty. He grew up in the slums of Nairobi, the only child of a single mother. While his mother worked, he was sent to live with an aunt who had polio. “I was around 13 when I lost my aunt, who was my guardian, to a preventable disease,…

Together: We are Making a Difference

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Together: We are Making a Difference

Together in His service WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE! “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” ~ Matthew 25:40 When Jesus spoke about the “least of these,” He could have been talking about a Central African toddler named Manga. Shortly after…

Heeding His Call: Called To Go

By medsenddev | February 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Heeding His Call: Called To Go

“The Lord gave us the following order: ‘I have made you a light for the nations so that you would save people all over the world.’ ” ~Acts 13:47 The pregnant woman arrived at the South Asian mission hospital bleeding heavily and in need of emergency medical care. Sadly, there was no female healthcare provider available…

Comments About MedSend

By medsenddev | January 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Comments About MedSend

GHWNA Survey Respondents’ Comments About MedSend The following selection of comments regarding MedSend’s ministry are from survey respondents who are current and former MedSend grant recipients. Please note that this selection represents only a portion of the total comments, all of which were entered by self-choice and also note that not all respondents provided comments.…

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