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Mercy Ships Ensures That Liberian Technicians "know how to fix it"
Date:11/14/2008

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"We have been able to offer more services to the community because of the biomedical training program," said Denise Walsh RN, Director Redemption Hospital in Monrovia. "By teaching the staff how to manage and fix laboratory equipment, the hospital can now offer more testing to its patients. The arms of the Mercy Ship have reached many Liberians!"

The program was conducted in four phases: Assessment, On-site Training, Repair, and Awareness.

First, Mercy Ships assessed the area's hospitals to determine which institutions would be best served by the training and to ensure they would retain the participants upon completion. The second phase was a two-month instruction which took place onboard the Africa Mercy.

Phase three involved on-site training at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Redemption Hospital, and ELWA Hospital, all in Monrovia, and at Phebe Hospital located at Bong County in Liberia's interior and Curran Hospital in Zozo.

Mercy Ships provided basic repair tool kits to the participants. Technicians learned how to order spare parts and repair equipment at their respective hospitals. Amaral gave hands-on instruction and guidance for the repair of 12 different types of machines, including anesthesia devices, centrifuges, and x-ray machines; and taught on the installation of 11 different machines, including chemistry analyzers, blood cell counters, and an electrocardiograph monitor.

The fourth part of the program was designed to promote biomedical engineering as a career choice in Liberia. Amaral held a series of additional workshops for students from the University of Liberia and Stella Maris Polytechnic College to sensitize st
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