As the Mercy Ships Screening Center in Cotonou closes, the five surgical theatres onboard the Africa Mercy open! Orthopedic, Maxillofacial and Plastic Reconstruction surgeries have started this week and will continue through o the end of the month.
The Dental Clinic also opened September 12, and the Hope Center will open on September 23rd. Over the next three weeks our screening team will continue to work in communities such as Kandi, Bembereke and Parakou, traveling inland to reach more people in need that couldn’t be at our Cotonou screening. Stay tuned for more news and stories from the Africa Mercy as we move forward with our 2016/2017 field service in Benin!