American hospital ship arrives in Haiti

UKDJ, By George Allison – November 17, 2019

American hospital ship USNS Comfort has arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for its its latest medical mission stop.

While in Port-au-Prince, US service members and medical professionals will work alongside partner and host nation staff to provide medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs and demonstrate the commitment to strengthen regional medical capacity.

“We are pleased to welcome the USNS Comfort for its sixth visit to Haiti in the past decade,” said Michele Sison, U.S. ambassador to Haiti.

“This visit underscores continued U.S. support for humanitarian assistance in Haiti, as well as our commitment to supporting disaster preparedness and resiliency in the region.”

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