( By Editor : Carol Huss )
Medical Mission Sisters
The Medical Mission Sisters are an international religious community of women who dedicate themselves to a life and mission of healing in needy areas of the world. Their 700 members are of every race and many nations - all women, motivated by healing. Founded in 1925, by Anna Dengel, M.D., today the Sisters serve the sick in Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America
For more than six decades, Medical Mission Sisters have shared their talents with underprivileged peoples throughout the world. Encompassing a broad spectrum of curative and preventive medicine, community development and social welfare programmes, training and self-help projects, the Sisters are vitally involved in the health and development of people. In thirty-three countries throughout the world, Medical
Mission Sisters are providing the opportunity for people to gain access to the basic necessities of life and to achieve a human standard of existence with dignity and self-respect.