VIDEO: Making surgery safe

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“You can have the best surgeon and the best clinical staff working together, but when the medical equipment is not reliable, your patient is not safe yet,” said Mercy Ships Biomedical Manager Emmanuel Essah.

Emmanuel’s team works to train and empower local biomedical technicians so that they can confidently keep the equipment at their local hospitals running safely and accurately. Through every training and each hospital visit, Emmanuel is fulfilling his dream: “Sharing my knowledge with my fellow Africans.”

Learn more about the crucial role these technicians play, how they’re strengthening surgical systems across Africa  HERE