Esmeraldas is a costal city in northwest Ecuador and is an important seaport for the country. This was GSF’s first mission to Esmeraldas, Ecuador. GSF collaborated with the Ecuadorian Navy during the mission. Hospital Naval provides services for the Ecuadorian Navy as well as dedicates their resources to underserved patients in the area.
(From GSF’s most recent mission — September 9-18, 2011)
- 46 patients screened
- 36 corrective surgical procedures performed
- 25 psychosocial consultations
There were zero complications and excellent outcomes from this mission.