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Meet Dr. Rachel McLaughlin, an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa

By | September 14, 2022 |

Dr. Rachel McLaughlin is an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa. Her team is working to develop the hospital to be a training institute for medical students while also increasing the quality of medical care available to Burundians. Transcript available below the video. My name is Rachel McGlaughlin and I’m an OB-GYN. I work in Burundi, East Africa.…


By | August 3, 2022 |

“I could see that she was in respiratory distress. Her chart said that she had come in in the middle of the night and had ingested some sort of toxic substance.” While on call at Mukinge Hospital in rural northwestern Zambia, Physician Assistant Jessica Winston, noticed a new patient. An eight-year-old girl named Mercy, in…

MedSend Welcomes Steve Cummings and Gary Lukovich in Development Expansion

By | July 26, 2022 |

MedSend is pleased to announce the expansion of its development team with two new key hires: Steve Cummings and Gary Lukovich. Both Steve and Gary join MedSend in the role of vice president of development.   Steve Cummings brings over 30 years of Christian ministry experience to MedSend. Born and raised in Southern California, Steve…

A Giving Legacy

By | July 19, 2022 |

by Morgan Boardman, MedSend Chief Development Officer Between 1998 and 2052, experts say that $48 trillion will be transferred through settled estates. That is a lot of wealth being handed down through the legacy of what has been called the “baby boomer generation.” And…it’s happening right now, with us! The Signatry, an organization that works…

Meet the Doctor Transforming Mothers’ Lives

By | July 13, 2022 |

In southern Africa, many women have birth-related injuries but cannot get the treatment they need because they live too far from hospitals with emergency obstetrics. They can experience incontinence, infection, and a great deal of pain. The stigma around it leads to depression and social ostracism. At Kalukembe Hospital MedSend supported OB-GYN Dr. Priscila Cummings…

JR: MedSend Brings Hope to Children and Families in Difficult Places

By | June 29, 2022 |

JR is a healthcare worker serving in a country where it is not safe to publicly profess to be a Christian. Hear her share how the trajectory of one child’s life was forever changed because JR, a Christian medical professional, was able to treat her. Transcript available below the video. “MedSend is helping me be…

Eli Horn: MedSend Removes Barriers, Offers Hope and Invests in the Future

By Hilary Sutton | June 23, 2022 |

Dr. Eli Horn is a MedSend supported family medicine physician serving at Chogoria Hospital in Kenya. Listen as Eli shares how supporting MedSend helps missionary doctors go to the field sooner and stay longer, bringing hope to the most vulnerable around the world.  Transcript available below the video.   “My name is Eli Horn, I’m…

Baby Warrior’s Story, Part Two

By | June 22, 2022 |

Dr. Blumhofer, a pediatrician and foster parent serving at Loma de Luz Hospital in Honduras, shared an update with us on Baby Warrior’s reintegration to his family. At the end of February, Baby Warrior had reintegrated to his family. Throughout this process, Dr. Blumhofer stayed in touch with Warrior’s family to help provide care and…

MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

By | 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…

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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