Humanitarian Health Center
The Humanitarian Health Center “Le Messie” in Benin (West Africa) is a charitable health unit which offers health services and whose actions cover the multiple aspects of human fragility: social, physical, psychological, spiritual and at the service of the weakest, without distinction of origin, religion or political beliefs. Its actions are based on Christian values and the humanitarian principles of impartiality and independence.
Active member of the Association of Confessional And Social Private Medical Works in Benin (AMCES-BENIN), it has been recognized as a public utility since 2011 by the Benin Ministry of Health and overseen by the NGO Feed Needs Benin.
The services available are as follows: General medicine, maternity, medical and surgical specialties (gynecology-obstetrics, ophthalmology, psychiatry, pediatrics, resuscitation, ENT, Stomatology); a biomedical analysis laboratory, an ultrasound unit and a social service where vaccination activities take place. At the moment, pelvic, obstetric and abdominal ultrasound is the only radiological exploration that is carried out.
Other Center Services
- Information Education Council (IEC) which are given concomitantly with vaccinations. These sessions develop on themes related to the care of mother and child.
- Low-cost monthly family planning sessions organized in collaboration with PSI / ABMS for the benefit of women of childbearing age throughout the health zone and surroundings.
- Blood donation session carried out to bring the centre’s contribution to the various shortages encountered during peak season; session carried out with the collaboration of the National Blood Transfusion Center of Cotonou.
- Donation sessions (free care, iron and Foldine at the CPN) to the population.
- Cervical cancer screening sessions; made free of charge to the populations after sensitization and analyzes, the prices of which are revised downwards and accessible to the population.