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July 12th, 2021 - 2:15 pm § in Medical

Demba can walk again!

Demba, an 11-year-old boy is happy that he can walk again! A few months ago, he was very ill and thought his leg needed to be amputated. Now he walks into the clinic in Northern Senegal without crutches. After an operation in a hospital within our network, he was able to rehabilitate with us and [&h[...]

March 24th, 2021 - 11:07 am § in Medical

Grief and insecurity

About a year ago a good friend and fellow doctor warned us, and unfortunately, over the past months, we experienced what he warned us for: we and the church in Senegal are suffering the loss of a number of loved ones due to COVID-19. In the past month, three important church leaders have passed away[...]

December 24th, 2020 - 4:03 pm § in Medical

Maternity ward opens in Galle Kisal

A car approaches the clinic at high speeds and breaks at the last second. A woman yells and makes wide arm gestures. A baby, apparently born on the way, is wrapped in some cloths in the back of the pick-up. The placenta still attached to the umbilical cord. The woman tells us that the baby […[...]

December 24th, 2020 - 12:25 pm § in Medical

Conference for doctors and nurses in 7 regions

Doctors and nurses in Senegal are, just like anywhere in the world, tired of the Corona crisis and the uncertainty and stress. How can you continually show compassion in the midst of this difficult time? “Compassion in Action” was the theme of the annual conference, which this time was held dece[...]

October 10th, 2020 - 6:09 pm § in Medical, Church, Africa

From civil servant to hospital director

We would like to introduce you to Kane. He considers his work as a civil servant as his spiritual calling. When he became a Christian as a teenager, his pastor encouraged him to become a pastor or a teacher. He, however, decided to pursue a career as a civil servant. He was accepted into a […[...]

August 1st, 2020 - 1:00 pm § in Medical, Church

Not just any dentist…

I already noticed that Dr. Omar* is not just a dentist: he and a number of colleagues voluntarily travel in turns to Dahra to start up dental care in the clinic, a major need among the population. He tirelessly offers consults, extracts molars and often opens the Bible in the treatment room. He shin[...]

July 28th, 2020 - 12:35 pm § in Medical

Large relief campaign for medical clinics

“As a foundation, we want to equip Christians at a national level and help provide holistic care. During the corona crisis, we want to be there for the Christian clinics, which are all struggling with huge costs for protective equipment and other preventive protective equipment. ” Tabitha worked[...]

April 23rd, 2020 - 9:55 am § in Medical, Church, Africa, News, Support

Corona relief fund

Fatoumata cannot afford her medicines. She had planned to sell one of her sheep before coming to the clinic, but the cattle market has been canceled for some time. She has diabetes but living without medicines can cause serious complications. For patients like Fatoumata who come to the Dahra clinic,[...]

April 22nd, 2020 - 5:41 pm § in Medical, Church

Dahra Campaign

Maimouna shakes my hand and hugs me. She recently consulted me and since the treatment her deaf ear has healed: she can hear again. Now she’s come with her neighbors for a two-day campaign of free consultation and screening at the clinic in North Senegal. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post R[...]

April 21st, 2020 - 12:34 pm § in Medical, Church

A shepherd in the doctor’s office

His flock of sheep remains outside the gate when Abdou comes to the hospital for medical consultation. He has not been feeling well for a while, but because of trepidation, he has never been to the hospital before. He is a shepherd of the Fulani people and does not easily open up, not even to [&hell[...]





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