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.
Coming from McGill University in Canada, medical student Kristina Arian joined us for a few weeks in December. We appreciate her coming to work and learn with us and we pray that her transition to residency is a… Read More
A big thanks to physician Dr. Ken Bielak for returning to see us and for bringing his resident Luke Norman with him. Luke was accompanied by his wife who is an ER nurse.