Broken technology = Broken lives

The Biomedical Training program that Mercy Ships runs during each visit to a developing nation is an essential part of helping local hospitals to provide their patients with efficient treatment and ultimately save lives. Many of these hospitals have equipment that is broken, or in dire need of servicing, and so by training local technicians to do this work they provide a longer-term solution to the problem.

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What’s happening with Paul?

A couple of weeks ago Francoise told us how her 3-month-old baby Paul almost died of starvation because of his cleft lip and palate (click here to read that story). Now he is doing much better but he still needs one more surgery to close his cleft palate and allow him to talk and eat normally.

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