Kijabe Updates March 2019

Adult Chemotherapy Service Ventilated cabinet for Chemo mixing Labor and Delivery Suite KCHS students during maternity rounds in the newly renovated labor and delivery room.  The KH maintenance team did a beautiful job on the installation of new cabinets,...

PAACS Part 1

The PAACS Episodes (Part 1) I’m excited to share the first of two podcast episodes featuring interviews with Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons faculty.   The perspective these leaders bring is beautiful, and I am thrilled to share their...
A Response to Cured into Destitution

A Response to Cured into Destitution

The World Bank published a brief essay titled, Cured Into Destitution: The Risk of Financial Catastrophe After Surgery, a quick, informative read. Surgery has been called the “Neglected Stepchild of Global Health,” which I addressed in detail in an essay published...
Rodger Barnette Podcast

Rodger Barnette Podcast

Listen at: https://simplecast.com/s/d4c28cca or on Apple Podcasts episode 5 under Friends of Kijabe Transcript We (Ginny and I) had both an outward and inward Call to Africa.  Outward is Mark Newton saying to me, Rodger you’d be perfect for this...
Chris Carter Podcast

Chris Carter Podcast

Conversation with Chris Carter about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (From Mexico to Canada) and lessons about life, faith and endurance learned along the way.  I think you will find many universal principles that are certainly true in medicine, about drive,...
Isaac King’ori Podcast

Isaac King’ori Podcast

The biggest problem is when we feel it cannot be done, it blocks the mind from getting creative ideas.  Just say that we can do it, then we can sit down and figure out how we can do it.  It is not impossible!  Meet Dr. Isaac King’ori,...

What is a Donor Advised Fund?

and how can you use it? Have you ever been frustrated when trying to give to a charity?  Wouldn’t it be great if giving were simple? While we try to make giving online with Friends of Kijabe as easy as possible, there are circumstances where you may need extra...

Chege Macharia Podcast

  Meet Chege Macharia, Kijabe head and neck specialist surgeon, and the first guest for the Friends of Kijabe podcast! My hope is that these conversations show you the heart and motivations of leaders at Kijabe hospital as we talk about work, life, faith and...

Joe’s Football Preview

Meet Joe Lehman, 10-year-old from south Georgia,  a die-hard Ohio State fan.  This summer, in anticipation of college football season, Joe created a football preview guide with his top 25 rankings and players to watch.  He printed and sold copies, and sent $30 he...
Surgical Stories

Surgical Stories

I stood in the hallway outside of the Maternity department with my friend several weeks ago as his wife was in the delivery room, chatting about his excitement and anticipation and praying for a beautiful, healthy baby (pictured above)....