During Mercy Ships' 2017-2018 field mission in the country, more than 2,000 surgeries were performed, bringing new life to patients, their families and communities.
40% of the population live below the poverty line of $2 per day
UN Development Index
Ranking: 173 out of 191
Doctors per million inhabitants
Cameroonian and 6 other regional languages
Bringing healing; new hope in Cameroon with Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships has visited Cameroon once. It was in 2017-2018 with the ship Africa Mercy on a 10-month field mission out of the port of Douala.
During the field mission, more than 2,000 surgeries were performed on board, bringing new life not only to patients but also to their families and communities.
Overview of the operations delivered by Mercy Ships in Cameroon
RECONSTRUCTIVE PLASTIC SURGERIES
GENERAL SURGERIES (EG HERNIAS, GOITRES)
WOMEN’S HEALTH SURGERIES
Together we save lives
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