CURE International opens Zimbabwe’s first children’s orthopedic hospital

CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, has opened CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children.

At CURE Zimbabwe, surgeries are free to children under 18 regardless of race, religion, or gender. Conditions that the hospital treats include, but are not limited to, angular limb deformities, congenital upper and lower limb conditions such as clubfoot, bowed legs, knock knees, rickets, osteogenesis imperfecta, and cerebral palsy. At full capacity, CURE Zimbabwe is equipped to do over 2,000 procedures a year.

Producer: 
Joel Witwer
Reporter: 
Rachael Ngwarai