Welcome to the MedicalMissions.com Podcast

This is a series of sessions from leading experts in healthcare missions.

Empowering Excellence in Nursing

In this breakout we will discuss the obstacles to empowering excellence in nursing in resource limited areas and provide evidence based and accepted guideline methods to promote excellence in nursing. We will share experiences in working with nursing and nursing education in developing countries.

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The oppressed community: dealing with bonded labor in Pakistan and India

Bonded labor is still a massive issue in the Subcontinent and despite all the technological advancements in the field of brick making, in Pakistan and India, still the centuries-old skill of manual brick making is used. The laborers are paid very less and are totally deprived of not only the health facilities and clean water but also the gospel. They don't know the Lord and they are bound to work regardless of the work conditions. We are working with the unreached groups like these in Pakistan and we exclusively share the good news of Christ's love with them through medicine and health care education. God has given me the burden to take my family medicine practice and skill of public health out in the remote areas of Pakistan to reach out to these unreached and untouched people who are neglected not only by the society but also the so-called top most Christian leadership of the country. We have seen excellent results as not only improved health status but also people being won for Christ.

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Muslim Movements to Christ

Whether or not they should, tens of thousands of Muslims from diverse corners of the Muslim world are transferring allegiance from Mohammed and the Qur’an to Messiah Jesus and His Kingdom ... while still identifying themselves as Muslims. You'll meet many of them. Taking your medical skills to the Muslim World? What's your objective? Healthy Orthodoxic Christian Converts who ascribe to our Creeds? Healthy Orthodoxic and Orthopraxic Believers (some still remain in the fold of Islam) who transfer their allegiance to the Son of God and live/obey all He commands? It's easy to focus on the former and pay too little attention to the latter. You'll learn of Insider Movements of "Muslim Believers" who focus on both.

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Partnering for Empowerment

There is no shortage of need all around us on a daily basis, in addition to people who have health care needs in rural or remote areas. Is it possible to meet every person’s health care needs? How could we multiply our efforts to meet people’s needs? How can the local church participate in meeting people’s health care needs? Is it possible to train the local church to be the front line in caring for their communities health care needs while partnering with health care professionals for the more serious cases? This session will address how health care professionals can partner with local Christ followers to maximize our efforts for the sake of the Gospel.

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Challenges and Opportunities of Serving in a Creative Access Context

According to research, more than 80% of the world live in Creative Access Situations – places that do not welcome missionaries or religious workers. Yet there are still many living in those areas that do not have access to or have not heard the good news. What are some of the opportunities and challenges of serving in a Creative Access Context? How can we share the good news of Jesus in all its fullness to these people?

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