Mentoring will generally take place on board the hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, as well as outside the ship and is offered for certain health professionals, including surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses in the following surgical specialties:
- Plastic and reconstructive
- Orthopaedic (including the Ponseti method)
- Women’s health
Mentoring is tailored to the participant’s needs, knowledge and experience and is also dependent on surgical specialties and Medical Capacity Building programs. Candidates can be recommended and will be selected by Mercy Ships.