Opening Ceremony of the Hospital Ship USNS Comfort visit to Colombia

On Friday, November 16, the opening ceremony of the USNS Comfort Hospital Ship mission in Colombia was held in Turbo, Antioquia.

The ship arrived on November 14 to this region of Antioquia. On November 16, the first day of the mission, the ship’s personnel, accompanied by volunteers from the United States, Argentina, Canada and other nationalities, as well as Colombians, began medical care, attending hundreds of patients and performing surgeries on board the ship. Read the full press release in Spanish here.