The FORCE/WALC for Orthopedic Surgery

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Ghana, like many developing countries, desperately needs a lasting medical presence that will address health problems for the long haul.  The FORCE/WALC for Orthopedic Surgery will be that presence in Ghana.  Click here to watch a short video about the FORCE/WALC Orthopedic Center.   Since its independent in 1957, Ghana has struggled with poverty and outdated beliefs regarding illness […]

Executive Director


  It is with great sorrow that we must share with you, the friends and supporters of Medicus Christi, Ltd., that our Founder and Executive Director, Joe Marotta passed away suddenly at his home the evening of Feb. 8, 2016. You can imagine what a shock this is to his family – he was only […]

Medicus Christi in the News

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Dr. Joseph Marotta last month in Troy, N.Y. with an architectural rendering of the orthopedic center he plans to build in Ghana, West Africa. It will care for patients and train local staff to carry out bone and joint treatment services into the future. michael P. farrell / times union Doctor’s Vision for Center Nearer […]

Who Is Medicus Christi?

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Several years ago, Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from upstate New York became inspired to share his knowledge and skills with the needy peoples of Africa. With the help and guidance of his local pastor and the support of Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana now at the Vatican, the idea that would become Medicus Christi (MC) was born.  Learn More



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