Career Missionary Nurse Molly Christensen and a local nurse, Abdoulaye, working triage on the last day of clnic. Triage is an important part of the work, helping to identify the sickest people so that they can receive treatment.
Working in partnership with the local Lutheran Church, your team will reach out with the mercy of Christ as you operate medical clinics, provide community health education, and experience the life and culture of Togo. Included in your time in country will be a visit to the seminary, the Lutheran Center for Theological Studies (CLET), located in Dapaong, Togo. CLET serves the French-speaking West African Lutheran church bodies of seven countries: Togo, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Benin, Burkina Faso, Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mercy Medical Teams provide urgently needed care for the necessities of both body and soul. These teams are made up of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other types of medical professionals. Pastors and hard-working laity are also needed. They work under the direction of career missionaries to conduct week-long clinics in places that have minimal access to medical care.