Puresteel Healthcare Reprocessing Sinks to aid in infection prevention on board Mercy Ships’ newest civilian hospital

Aug. 16, 2023

Pure Processing LLC, provider of instrument cleaning systems and accessories for reusable medical devices, announced the installation of PureSteel Healthcare Reprocessing Sinks on board the Global Mercy, the latest civilian hospital ship from Mercy Ships. The Global Mercy brings surgical care to local patients facing life-threatening ailments throughout West Africa.

Mercy Ships provides healthcare to those in desperate need, free of charge. Their newest ship, the Global Mercy, is a purpose-built hospital ship designed to meet the unique needs of patients. More than 150,000 lives are estimated to be transformed through surgery alone during the ship’s life span. The ship boasts two decks, spans 7,000 square meters and features all of the amenities of a general hospital on land, including six operating rooms, a CT scanner, a fully equipped laboratory, and more. The Global Mercy is outfitted with state-of-the-art training spaces including two simulation labs with virtual and augmented reality, mannequins and other training tools. A simulated post-op care space,  allows trainers to simulate local conditions in order to teach best practices.

Founded in 1978 by Don and Deyon Stephens, Mercy Ships brings volunteer medical teams and sterile operating rooms directly to people who otherwise go without care. Since 1978, more than 110,000 surgeries have been performed onboard their ships.. Services include maxillofacial surgeries, plastic reconstructive surgeries, orthopedic procedures, women’s health, general surgeries, eye care, oral health, mental health and palliative care.

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