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Help Save the Life of a Child by Donating to MedSend this #GivingTuesday

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 28, 2022 |

A pregnant woman came into the emergency room. Her baby wasn’t moving, and she was afraid something was wrong with her unborn child…    The Need Is Great “Burundi is one of the poorest countries in Africa. It’s one of the poorest countries in the world,” grant recipient Dr. Eli Horn begins. Dr. Horn trains…

We’re Thankful for YOU

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 24, 2022 |

This Thanksgiving we are praising God and thanking Him for each of YOU who have joined us in our mission to save lives and ENGAGE the world with God’s love. Over the past 30 years, through your generosity, our estimates show MedSend has provided more than 4 million people in 95 of the world’s least developed…

Choosing Between Moral Injury and Burnout: MedSend Launches a Response to Healthcare Missionary Crisis

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 23, 2022 |

Identifying The Cause Recently, MedSend sponsored The Healthcare Member Care Leadership Summit where we invited the leaders of the member care departments of our largest healthcare mission sending agency partners to discuss innovative ways to address the challenges healthcare missionaries are facing. Over the last decade MedSend has observed increasing numbers of healthcare missionaries returning…

#GivingTuesday Matching Challenge

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 22, 2022 |

One of the most exciting times of the year is one week away!  #GivingTuesday was founded with the sole purpose of simply encouraging people to do good. It’s a global movement that unleashes radical generosity around the world. This #GivingTuesday you can help bring Hope Through Healthcare Missions.  Your donation will help save the lives of…

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Loraine Ekisa Saves a Life

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 21, 2022 |

Dr. Loraine Ekisa is a family physician and National Scholar at AIC Litein Mission Hospital in Kenya. Recently we spoke with Dr. Ekisa, and she told us how important it has been for her training to learn from physicians visiting from the United States. She shared that she has learned “the essence of dedication and…

Balancing on the Tip of a Spear

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 18, 2022 |

Guest written by Kacie Forrest, RN, MedSend Grant Recipient    I dip my hands into the warm soapy water and fish around for the last of the silverware. The pieces clank against one another. Not too many. About ten more of these, and then I’m done.  But then I hear it. A faint knocking at…

Meet National Scholar Dr. Emmanuel Ikwutah

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 16, 2022 |

Dr. Emmanuel Ikwutah, a MedSend National Scholar from Nigeria, witnessed the devastation of those who could not access surgical care because of the shortage of available surgeons and the distance required to travel once a surgeon was found. Nigeria has the largest population in Africa with over 219 million people. The World Health Organization would…

Perfect Picture of Coming Full Circle: National Scholars in Leadership

By Gabrielle Coor | November 8, 2022 |

“My graduates and our students that we’re investing in might become our supervisors, but we all just believe that this is what makes God smile and [He] is applauding the work that’s going on in Kenya.” —Dr. Stephanie Onguka Dr. Faith Lelei, a MedSend National Scholar from Kenya who trained under grant recipient Dr. Stephanie…

Meet Kacie Forrest

By Gabrielle Coor | October 24, 2022 |

Kacie Forrest is a MedSend supported NICU Nurse, serving in rural Uganda at Bundibugyo General Hospital: “My family and I live in Bundibugyo, Uganda. I work at the local government hospital, Bundibugyo General Hospital. A fairly new NICU was built there in the last 5 years and that is where I work now. I see…

Catching up with Dr. Wendy Hofman

By Gabrielle Coor | October 21, 2022 |

Catching up with Dr. Wendy Hofman in Gabon, Africa: When we last heard from Dr. Wendy Hofman, she had just performed eye saving surgery on Mama Mélodie, a 43-year-old local woman who could not afford the surgery needed to reverse her total blindness stemming from cataracts in both eyes. Dr. Hofman continues to make an…

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National Scholar, Dr. Armah Wilson, thanks YOU!

By Gabrielle Coor / October 20, 2022 /

“My family is incredibly grateful for the level of spiritual and surgical training I am receiving through MedSend. We are even more grateful to all of you spending immeasurable time praying for us, using your energies and resources to support us and to see us thrive spiritually and surgically. Ministering to the sick and helping…

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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Noel Ndayisenge

By Gabrielle Coor / October 6, 2022 /

Noel Ndayisenge is a MedSend National Scholar from Burundi. He is a 5th year resident at SIM Galmi Hospital in Niger. Dr. Ndayisenge is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. “I am coming from Burundi, one of the most under­ served areas in the world in terms…

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Dr. Audry Banza Shares an Experience

By Gabrielle Coor / October 1, 2022 /

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Audry Banza recently shared a story about a patient he received one night, crying in pain and shock. He immediately recognized her Cameroonian accent because he had grown up there himself. She said, “Doctor, please, help me. I was found under a car after the accident. I thought I was dead.…

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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Audrey Banza

By Gabrielle Coor / September 30, 2022 /

Dr. Audrey Banza, a MedSend National Scholar from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. Dr. Banza is serving at SIM Galmi Hospital, Niger in the General Surgery program. “It is a pleasure to express my gratitude for your generous financial support…

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

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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.…

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RECOVERING THE BREATH OF LIFE

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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…

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MedSend Welcomes Steve Cummings and Gary Lukovich in Development Expansion

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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…

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A Giving Legacy

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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…

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Meet the Doctor Transforming Mothers’ Lives

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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…

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

By rebecca@medsend.org / 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…

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Get Involved by Giving Now

Your gift helps activate the movement of God's people to the field. Will you join us in ensuring that eager Christ-following health professionals are able to serve the Lord through global healthcare missions.

Featured Stories of Hope

Help Save the Life of a Child by Donating to MedSend this #GivingTuesday

A pregnant woman came into the emergency room. Her baby wasn’t moving, and she was afraid something was wrong with her unborn child...    The Need Is Great “Burundi is one of the poorest countries ...
Read More

We’re Thankful for YOU

This Thanksgiving we are praising God and thanking Him for each of YOU who have joined us in our mission to save lives and ENGAGE the world with God’s love. Over the past 30 years, ...
Read More

Choosing Between Moral Injury and Burnout: MedSend Launches a Response to Healthcare Missionary Crisis

Identifying The Cause Recently, MedSend sponsored The Healthcare Member Care Leadership Summit where we invited the leaders of the member care departments of our largest healthcare mission sending agency partners to discuss innovative ways to ...
Read More

#GivingTuesday Matching Challenge

One of the most exciting times of the year is one week away!  #GivingTuesday was founded with the sole purpose of simply encouraging people to do good. It’s a global movement that unleashes radical generosity around ...
Read More

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Loraine Ekisa Saves a Life

Dr. Loraine Ekisa is a family physician and National Scholar at AIC Litein Mission Hospital in Kenya. Recently we spoke with Dr. Ekisa, and she told us how important it has been for her training ...
Read More

Balancing on the Tip of a Spear

Guest written by Kacie Forrest, RN, MedSend Grant Recipient    I dip my hands into the warm soapy water and fish around for the last of the silverware. The pieces clank against one another. Not ...
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