Information and Services offered by USNS Comfort Hospital Ship

Surgeries coordinated based on Surgeries List at the General Hospital and diagnosis made at the respective engagement sites

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago as the ship prepares for a five-day medical mission. Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Nall Morgan

Information and Services offered by USNS Comfort Hospital Ship

HOURS OF OPERATION
Sunday 15th September: Time: 9:AM – 3:PM
Monday 16th – Friday 20th September: Time: 9:AM – 3:PM.

WALK IN CLINICS
Mode of operation – First Come, First Serve basis.
Priority would be given to the following categories of people:
– The Elderly
– Children
– Pregnant Women and Disabled People
Diabetics are encouraged to walk with a snack.

REFERRALS: ONLY to fast track the Triaging Process. NOTHING ELSE.
Surgeries coordinated based on Surgeries List at the General Hospital and diagnosis made at the respective engagement sites. SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS have been made to accommodate residents from the Sister Isles.

LIST OF SERVICES THAT WILL BE PROVIDED

• Cataract removal and Lens replacement
• Pterygium removal
• General Surgery
• Trauma Surgery
• Laproscopic Surgery – Gall bladder removal
• Lumps and Bumps
• Genito-Urinary Surgery
• Varocele repair
• Orthopedic surgeries
• Intra-articular injections
• Plastic Surgery
• Contractor repair
• Maxillofacial Surgeries
• Radiological Services (X-Rays)
• Ultrasound
• Interventional radiology
• Women’s Health
• Hernia repair
• Pharmacy
• Keloids removal

Learn more here

SERVICE AREAS
1. Ophthalmology
2. General Surgery (Adult and Pediatric)
3. Urology
4. Orthopedic Surgery
5. Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
6. Plastic surgery
7. Wound Care

The ship will be operating in Grenada from Sunday 15 – Friday 20 September

Medical Engagement Site #1 – Kirani James Athletic Stadium

Medical Engagement Site #2 – Grenada Trade Center in Grand Anse

For more information regarding specific technical matters
Dr. Martin: 405-0311 or Keville Frederick: 415-9463 / 417-8253

 

Keville Frederick (Mr.)
Communications/Public Information Officer – Government Information Service
Office of the Prime Minister
w.r.f. Ministry of Health, Social Security and Int’l Business
Office: (473) 440-2649 Ext: 21014
Fax: (473) 440-4127
Mobile: (473) 415-9463 / 417-8253

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