The Baptist Medical Centre was founded in northern Ghana in 1958 by IMB missionary doctor George Faile II. Today it is a 123 bed hospital serving tens of thousands of patients annually.
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The Medical Dental Council Ghana has increased retention (renewal) fees for licensed physicians from 200GHS to 400GHS (currently around 100USD). This affects all volunteer physicians who have previously been licensed and wish to return to serve at BMC.
Dr. Haun’s husband William has produced a short documentary about the courtyard pounding events the women of Nalerigu do together. It’s a great look at the traditions of Mamprugu and the spirit of unity in the community.
A minor update has been made to the BMC Guesthouse rates in regards to pickup/dropoff from Tamale. The roundtrip cost of 50GHS (13USD) per person has been increased to 150GHS (39USD) in order to keep up with the fuel & maintenance costs involved with the 300km+ drive.
This month BMC was greatly blessed by an evangelism team from Pinecrest Baptist Church in Cordele, Georgia. The team of four came from Rev. William and Dr. Heidi Haun’s church in the United States.
Alexandra Weir, a third year General Surgery Resident at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, joined us for the last few weeks. She spent a lot of time in the OR with Drs. Haun and Cahill. We really… Read More