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  • MaterCare asks medical professionals to sign Declaration of Faith

    For Immediate Release-   MaterCare asks medical professionals to sign Declaration of Faith Oct. 10, 2014- In July of this year Warsaw mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz announced that Professor Bogdan Chazan, a renowned doctor in Poland and head of the ...

  • January 1, 2015   Solemnity of Mary

    MaterCare International wishes all mothers a Happy and Holy day on this the Feast of Mary Mother of God. From News.va, the words of Pope Francis: Today we are reminded of the words of blessing which Elizabeth spoke to the Virgin Mary: “Blessed a...

  • December 25, 2014   Full of Grace and Truth (Jn 1:14)

    CHRISTMAS DAY 2014 Full of Grace and Truth (Jn 1:14) St. John’s Gospel describes Jesus with these wonderful words: he was full of grace and truth. How fascinating to recall that the angel greeted Our Lady ‘as full of grace’ (Lk 1:28). There is ...

  • December 21, 2014   The Visitation

    Luke 1:39: In those days, Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she entered the house of Zechari'ah and greeted Elizabeth.  And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Eliz...

  • December 16, 2014   Billings Ovulation Method: Conference Report

    MaterCare Internationals 2nd NFP Nairobi Conference in association with WOOMB Australia With the Cooperation of the Family Life National Office of   the Kenyan Conference of Catholic Bishops BILLINGS OVULATION METHOD TEACHER TRAINING COURSE MONDAY,...

  • December 10, 2014   Complicated pregnancy ends well

    Isiolo, Kenya- A woman, aged 25 years from Merti (a village 225kms from the hospital) para 0+3 gravida came to the MaterCare maternity hospital on March 26th, 2014, with a difficult obstetric history of two miscarriages at six (6) and eight (8) weeks...

  • December 7, 2014   2nd Sunday of Advent

    December 7, 2014 2nd Sunday of Advent Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mk 1:1-8 St. Pius X 2014 Biblical scholars believe that the part of the book of Isaiah that begins with today's reading was written during the Babylonian exile. Throug...

  • December 2, 2014   GivingTuesday starts now!

    From GivingTuesday.ca, Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season.   We've p...

  • November 21, 2014   Official Statement: Re. Tetanus Vaccination Programme

    STATEMENT FROM MATERCARE INTERNATIONAL RE: 2014 WHO/UNICEF SPONSORED TETANUS VACCINATION PROGRAMME IN KENYA 1. The Kenyan Catholic Medical Association and the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops acting in good faith on the evidence presented to th...

  • Open Letter to Doctors

    *Professor Wanda Victoria Półtawska is a medical doctor and a specialist in the field of psychiatry, and Professor of the Pontifical Academy of Theology. During World War II she was imprisoned in a German concentration camp at Ravensbrück and was ...

  • October 20, 2014   Prof. Chazan honored at FIAMC

    Professor Bogdan Chazan was given an 'Award of Honor' as a person of science and faith at the FIAMC World Congress. MaterCare wishes to congratulate Prof. Chazan on this achievement. During this event, Prof. Chazan delivered an important paper to the...

  • December 7, 2014   Project Isiolo Updates

    See the latest images from the St. John Paul II Maternity Hospital in Isiolo, Kenya. The laundry and kitchen facility are nearly complete thanks to the efforts of our supporters and staff. Thank you!  You can see all the latest Project Isiolo images...

  • January 28, 2015   Dave McCann Award- Call for Entries

    The Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians' Societies is sponsoring - The Dave McCann Award. Dave was an inspiring individual committed to his faith, his family, and his profession (including teaching). He was a family and emergency physician and...

  • February 5, 2015   FGM causes maternal deaths

    "Kilimo said that 40 per cent of women and children from Isiolo county die during delivery due to FGM and use of unsterilised apparatus. Speaking in Isiolo town yesterday, she said 17 counties practise FGM and experience high rates of HIV-Aids. Kilim...

  • February 9, 2015   Natural Family Planning Stories

    From The Seed, Vol. 26 by Lourine Oluoch: In November, the Family Life National office of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) in collaboration with the MaterCare International carried out a training of teachers of natural family planning...

  • February 20, 2015   Prof. Bogdan Chazan, recognition

    MaterCare International would like to congratulate Professor Bogdan Chazan (left) of MaterCare Poland for his being awarded the Gregory I the Great award for the Defence of the Truth in Public Environment.                Through his decades...