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Our Impact

Mercy Ships delivers life changing surgical and medical care and partners with local communities to help them to help themselves. With your generous help we have achieved the following results.

2,840,000 +

Direct Medical Beneficiaries

 

642,579 +

Village Patients Treated with Medical and Dental Procedures

 

105,500 +

Life-Changing Surgeries Performed

 

49,000 +

Health Care Professionals Trained in Their Field of Expertise

6,600 +

Health Care Professionals Trained to Train Others

 

1,100 +

Community Development Projects Completed

 

590 +

Ports Visited

 

56 +

Developing Nations Visited

 

Impact 2019

With your generous support, our Relief Fund financially supported a variety of direct medical services during the 2019 calendar year, as well as capacity building programs and projects across Guinea and Senegal in West Africa.

The project outputs and immediate outcomes include the following:

Hospital | Surgical Medical Services
1,819 surgeries were performed across the following specialities:

• 481 Maxillofacial, Head and Neck surgeries
• 158 Reconstructive Plastic surgeries
• 556 Ophthalmic surgeries
• 478 General surgeries
• 85 Orthopaedic surgeries
• 61 Women’s Health surgeries

Hospital | Non-Surgical Medical Services
• 28,556 Dental Care procedures
• 203 Palliative Care encounters

Medical Capacity Building Mentoring
• Paediatric General Partner Unit Mentoring Program (PUMP)
• 15 Burns PUMP participants
• 10 Maxillofacial PUMP participants
• 12 Surgeon Mentoring participants
• 7 Anaesthesia Provider Mentoring participants
• 44 Surgical Nurse Mentoring participants
• 8 Clubfoot Project participants
• 51 Dental Students Mentoring participants

Medical Capacity Building Courses

• 93 ‘SAFE’ Obstetric Anaesthesia Course participants
• 50 ‘SAFE’ Paediatric Anaesthesia Course participants
• 137 Primary Trauma Care Course participants
• 92 Essential Pain Management Course participants
• 44 Essential Surgical Skills Course participants
• 175 Safe Surgery Course participants
• 37 Palliative Care Course participants
• 14 Clubfoot Ponseti Method Course participants
• 63 Ophthalmic Course participants
• 23 Biomedical Technician Training Course participants
• 21 Sterile Processing Course participants
• 35 Nutritional Agriculture Course participants

Infrastructure Projects
• HOPE (Hospital Outpatients Extension Centre) in Guinea and Senegal
• Dental Clinic in Guinea and Senegal

Hospital Chaplaincy

• 1,009 One on one Hospital Chaplaincy Sessions

Latest Impact Reports

With your generous support, our Relief Fund financially supported a variety of direct medical services from August 2019 to March 2020,  as well as capacity building programs and projects across Senegal in West Africa, including:

COVID-19 Relief
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplies
• Remote seminars (education, training, and mentoring)

Hospital | Surgical Medical Services
1,407 surgeries were performed across the following specialities:

• 353 Maxillofacial, Head and Neck surgeries
• 158 Reconstructive Plastic surgeries
• 543 Ophthalmic surgeries
• 237 General surgeries
• 116 Orthopaedic surgeries

Hospital | Non-Surgical Medical Services
• 12,945 Dental Care procedures
• 75 Palliative Care encounters

Medical Capacity Building Mentoring
• 6 Paediatric General Partner Unit Mentoring Program (PUMP) participants
• 17 Burns PUMP participants
• 8 Maxillofacial PUMP participants
• 12 Surgeon Mentoring participants
• 2 Anaesthesia Provider Mentoring participants
• 37 Surgical Nurse Mentoring participants
• 5 Clubfoot Project participants

Medical Capacity Building Courses

• 60 ‘SAFE’ Obstetric Anaesthesia Course participants
• 40 ‘SAFE’ Paediatric Anaesthesia Course participants
• 107 Primary Trauma Care Course participants
• 92 Essential Pain Management Course participants
• 39 Essential Surgical Skills Course participants
• 455 Safe Surgery Course participants
• 70 Palliative Care Course participants
• 9 Regional Anaesthesia Course participants
• 60 Ophthalmic Course participants
• 18 Biomedical Technician Training Course participants
• 46 Sterile Processing Course participants
• 35 Nutritional Agriculture Course participants

Infrastructure Projects
• HOPE (Hospital Outpatients Extension Centre)
• Dental Clinic

Hospital Chaplaincy

• 640 One on one Hospital Chaplaincy Sessions

Download the 2019/20 Senegal Field Service Report.
Download the 2019 Annual Programs Report.
Download the 2019 Summary Statement of Income and Expenses.