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Our Background

CURE International (CURE) was founded in 1996 by Dr Scott and Sally Harrison as a result of the intense need for medical and spiritual care they witnessed the African countries they visited. In 1998, AIC CURE international hospital- Kijabe was the first hospital to be established under the banner of CURE International network of hospitals and programs. The CURE brand has other hospitals and programs in over 31 countries. The objective of CURE International as a network is to transform the lives of children with disabilities through corrective surgery. The Kenya hospital is located along the Rift Valley escapement at Kijabe town four kilometers off Nairobi – Naivasha Road.

The Hospital provides care for over 10,000 children a year and performs over 2500 surgeries each year. The hospital has four operating rooms, 32 bed capacity and over 100 staff helping provide care for children suffering from conditions like clubfoot, cleft lip and palate, curvature of the spine and disabilities stemming from polio, cerebral palsy, burn contractures and other congenital abnormalities. The hospital also provides prosthesis & orthotics appliances; It fabricates and fits artificial limbs for those with amputations of legs and arms and also special shoes to support weak or deformed legs and feet.
AIC CURE international hospital is registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentist board of Kenya as a faith based medical institution and a Continuing professional development provider.

AIC CURE Kijabe also uses a mobile clinic model. The mobile clinics are conducted for two major reasons; To follow up patients who have gone through surgery and to identify new patients needing our services. The Hospital runs more than 144 mobile clinics every year, traveling to remote regions and refugee camps throughout the country.

Our Mission

Healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God.

Our Vision

To be the leading orthopaedic hospital in Africa.

Our Values

We value reflecting Jesus with compassion to those we serve.

We value a child’s passion for life and dependence on God in how we think, live and love.

We value doing what we say and saying what we do.

We value taking action in responding to the physical and spiritual needs of those without voice and resources.

We value collaborative partnerships that cultivate trust and authenticity.

Meet the Team

Abed Milelu

Executive Director

Abed Kilonzi serves as Executive Director at CURE Kenya. In this position, Abed oversees the overall operations of the hospital and all other CURE programs in Kenya.

Abed joined CURE Kenya in 2012 as the Financial Controller and served in that position until April 2016 when he was promoted to the position of Executive Director. Prior to joining CURE, Abed worked in both corporate and humanitarian organizations. He has a rich portfolio of experience from the health, financial, commercial, and NGO sectors.

Abed holds a Global Executive Masters Degree in Business Administration from United States International University, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Moi University, and a Diploma in Project Management from Kenya Institute of Management. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

Abed is happily married to Grace, a communication specialist, and they are blessed with two children, Teddy and Tiana. He also serves as a Deacon at his local church.

Dr. Joseph Theuri

Medical Director

Dr. Theuri is the Medical Director of CURE Kenya. He joined CURE immediately after his medical internship in Kijabe in January 1998. He went through “on the job” training in corrective surgery for children with physical disabilities for 3 years. In 2000, he was sponsored by CURE to pursue a degree in orthopedics at Makerere University, Uganda, where he graduated in 2003. He is now a fellow of COSECSA. He moved back to Kijabe and has been working there as an orthopedic surgeon ever since.

Dr. Theuri helped to start the Clubfoot Care for Kenya project in 2005. He is the current director of this program along with being the current Medical Director of CURE Kenya. He is involved in leadership at the AIC Kijabe Local Church and is also a children’s Sunday School teacher at the same church. He and his wife, Lillian, have two sons, Daniel Macharia and David Mburu.

Anne Shinaka Mulwa

Director of Nursing

Anne Mulwa joined CURE Kenya in May of 2016 as Director of Nursing Services mainly to oversee the planning, implementation and overall administration of quality nursing care that meets international standards at the hospital. Anne holds a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Strathmore University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Aga Khan University. She is a certified ACLS trainer with the American Heart Association and a lead auditor of the ISO 9001:2015 standards. She is born again and enjoys teaching the Word of God, mentoring young people, and worshiping God through music. She is married to Robert Mulwa and together they have two children: Favor and Felix.

Earnest Kioko

Spiritual Director

Earnest Kioko serves as Spiritual Director at CURE Kenya. In this position, Earnest ensures the integration of spiritual healing into all hospital activities by enhancing staff spiritual development, integrating spiritual development with patient care, overseeing the development and implementation of spiritual outreach programs, and developing and strengthening of ministry partnerships and networking.

Michael Mbote

Operations Manager

Michael is the Operations Manager at CURE Kenya. This basically translates to helping the hospital operate in the best way possible. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Information System and Technology with a minor in Management. Over the years, he’s been a part of strategic teams that have shaped business development and growth. He enjoys thinking outside the box and this has helped him in his career. He has experience in procurement, project management, training and development, strategic planning and management, and other business related ventures. When he’s not a work, he’s spending time with his wife and two children and basking in the redeeming grace of Christ.

Ruth Wangui

Human Resource Manager

Ruth serves at CURE Kenya as the Human Resource Manager. She has over nine years experience in the education, logistics, and health sector. She has participated in curriculum development in the area of Business Management. She holds a Master of Business Administration with an Human Resource Option from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration from Jomo Kenyatta University, and she is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM). She is married to Pius and a mother to Mwendwa and Johnson.

Hallan Masaku

Finance Manager

Hallan oversees the finance department at CURE Kenya. He previously worked with a steel fabrication company in Nairobi. Hallan received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Moi University and was a CPA (K) finalist. He currently lives in Nairobi with his wife and daughter. Hallan loves the Lord and sees his work at CURE Kenya as a way to serve Him.

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