Saving Lives Every Day at Egbe Hospital in Nigeria

By |2020-07-13T14:31:27+00:00July 13th, 2020|Egbe Hospital|

The medical officers and resident doctors enrolled in the Family Medicine Residency Program have been at the center of providing care for all patients while developing guidelines for prevention and managing suspected COVID-19 cases. The hospital has been very successful in implementing policies to curtail the spread of the disease while caring for the [...]

Another Example of Your Prayers and Gifts in Action!

By |2020-06-05T21:22:12+00:00June 5th, 2020|Revitalization Updates|

First: Many of you encouraged the medical staff and blessed patients at Egbe Hospital, Nigeria, by responding to our #GiveTuesdayNow appeal to help patients that do not have funds for treatment, but desperately needed medical attention.  Thank you! Second: We shared the critical need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep Egbe Hospital staff [...]

COVID-19 Training and Preparation at Egbe Hospital in Nigeria

By |2020-05-12T18:31:23+00:00May 12th, 2020|Revitalization Updates|

It’s been a grueling week. But I trust God. Thanks for your prayers! I’m about to enter the isolation ward now.” That was the message received this week from the hospital’s nursing director as he cared for a patient under observation. Thankfully, Egbe Hospital has not had any confirmed COVID-19 cases. Still, the number [...]

Nigeria Report – Return to ECWA Hospital Egbe

By |2020-05-12T16:23:19+00:00May 12th, 2020|Egbe Life & Ministries|

During the 2 weeks I was serving at Faith Alive in Jos, Plateau State, the news and events surrounding the spread of Covid-19 prompted Samaritan’s Purse/World Medical Mission (WMM) to begin shortening the trips of short term volunteers that were overseas. I was scheduled to drive overland from Jos to Egbe, Kogi State, on [...]

Astounding: A Simple Word to Describe Much

By |2020-05-12T16:06:04+00:00May 12th, 2020|Egbe Life & Ministries|

How does one describe such an amazing experience in a few words…astounding is one word that comes to my mind.  What an honor to be a part of this incredible revitalization project in Egbe.  It is such a work of God and absolutely a joy to see His hand working amongst all those who [...]

Return to Egbe, Nigeria, January 2020

By |2020-05-12T15:38:02+00:00May 12th, 2020|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Shortly after I arrived, on my first day at the dental clinic, Gayus, the Dental Therapist, shared with me a letter he received that morning requesting he present a lecture to the first year nursing students and he asked me to participate in the presentation…we were to be ready at noon.  Each visit to [...]

Children like Aliu Continue to Need our Help Amid COVID-19. Join us on this Special COVID-19 #GivingTuesdayNow!

By |2020-05-05T13:17:38+00:00May 5th, 2020|Egbe Hospital|

COVID-19 has affected us all. The realities are harsh for the people that Egbe Hospital serves in rural Nigeria. Due to the strict shutdowns in Nigeria, most people in the poor areas of the Egbe region are no longer able to work, resulting in a loss of income. They do not have the benefit [...]

Leaving Egbe with a Full Heart

By |2020-04-30T15:51:06+00:00April 30th, 2020|Egbe Life & Ministries|

It is hard to put into words my experience as a first time volunteer at Egbe Hospital. I have had the privilege of knowing the Campion family for the past 8 years and I have watched as Austin Campion Smith has travelled back and forth from Nigeria with Don, Sueanne and Betsie Campion, each [...]

Good News During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Egbe Hospital and ECWA School of Nursing in Egbe, Nigeria

By |2020-04-21T19:05:32+00:00April 21st, 2020|Revitalization Updates|

We love sharing good news in the middle of this pandemic. Egbe Hospital recently welcomed general surgeon Dr. Benjamin Malikidogo, his wife Carine, and their four children to Egbe! Dr. Malikidogo is a graduate of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) and brings his experience as the former Chief of Surgery at Banso [...]

Egbe Hospital and ECWA School of Nursing in Egbe, Nigeria Prepare for COVID-19

By |2020-04-03T20:46:20+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Revitalization Updates|

During these unprecedented times, we are united across the globe as we monitor the toll COVID-19 is taking on our communities. Currently, the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Nigeria remains low, and we are grateful that there are no cases in the town of Egbe. The state governor has limited travel to keep [...]