Category Archives: Medical Services

Updates on our medication, treatment and prevention projects.

Help for the Nuba

Help for the Nuba

Since June 2011, the Nuba people who inhabit the mountainous region of Southern Kordofan, Sudan, have been under seige. It’s not a civil war between opposing tribes, nor is it merely a “power struggle” between rival factions battling for supremacy. It’s a terror campaign against an indigenous African Nuba population who have lived in the hills [...]

The Two Sudans: The Problems are Linked

The Two Sudans: The Problems are Linked

[Editor's Note: David Phillips and Ahmed Adam have written a good summary on the present crisis in the two Sudans and how the problems are linked. Moreover, Phillips and Adam point out how Sudan's president, Omar al Bashir, is taking full advantage of the world's distraction with the crisis in South Sudan in order to intensify [...]

2013: A Year of Surpassing Expectations

2013: A Year of Surpassing Expectations

As 2013 came to a close, it ended one of the most active and successful years of ministry to date. We are grateful for all that God has allowed us to do — surpassing all of our expectations. Throughout the year, we’ve updated you on various projects — including our outreaches to the embattled people [...]

Not Despising the Youth

Not Despising the Youth

By Ed Lyons “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” (1Timothy 4:12) I have often heard young people in church described as “the future” of the congregation. I think we make a mistake if we don’t see them [...]

Staring into Wonderland

Staring into Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland is a story familiar to most of us. Wonderland can be described as an upside-down world. Nothing seems to work the way it should. I sometimes believe that I am staring into Wonderland when I consider what is happening in Sudan. Here is what we know: Sudan is ruled by a radical [...]

Meet an Unsung Hero

Meet an Unsung Hero

By Brad Phillips Walking the corridors of Mother of Mercy Hospital was an incredibly humbling experience. At the height of the dry season, when respiratory and malaria cases are at their lowest, the hospital was still busy with more than 400 patients. It is the only hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, which is [...]

Medical Relief to the Nuba Mountains

Medical Relief to the Nuba Mountains

Since May, 2011, a campaign of genocide and ethnic cleansing has been waged against the people of the Nuba Mountains of Sudan by the terrorist-controlled government in Khartoum. Towards the close of 2012, PPF and senior staff of ministry partner The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) visited the embattled Nuba Mountains of Sudan. During the [...]

Prayer on the Mountain

Prayer on the Mountain

By Brad Phillips My Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated rather quickly here in Nairobi with my family because within a few days I was headed back up into Sudan. Destination: The war-torn Nuba mountain region. This area has been under siege since the SAF forces and NCP militants began carrying out Bashir’s instruction to “clean up [...]

Miracle in Maban

Miracle in Maban

Maban County Hospital, South Sudan 3 October 2012 Dr. David Hardin Editor’s Note: The story you are about to read requires a little background. As we reported in previous Africa Messengers, the Jihadist NCP government in Khartoum last year launched a massive offensive in the northern Sudan states of Southern Kordofan and the Blue Nile. [...]

Emergency! This is not a drill…

Emergency! This is not a drill…

There is a very important need right now in South Sudan. Last Friday, we received a phone call from a friend who currently serves as the Sudan country director for a large Christian organization with whom we partner. My friend confirmed to us the arrival of a container of relief supplies that we had sent [...]