Amer the French anaesthetist accompanies Pierre Mertens to his meeting with the director of Mercy Ships, which is now in Douala. Corne Blom is the director of the sailing hospital and led them all around the ship. It is an impressively oiled machine that helps thousands of people for free at high standard surgery. Mr. Blom showed particular interest in the focused work on spina bifida and hydrocephalus of Child-Help. Together they agreed to investigate the possible synergies between both organizations.