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Making an Unforeseeable Impact

Making an Unforeseeable Impact

Islay Robertson’s journey toward Mercy Ships began years ago — all thanks to a television program. From her home in New Zealand, she watched a National Geographic documentary series about the floating hospital ships. “I was just totally blown away by it,” she said....

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Mercy Ships Announces Next Field Service in Senegal

Mercy Ships Announces Next Field Service in Senegal

Mercy Ships is overjoyed to share that in early 2022, the Africa Mercy® will return to a beloved port – Dakar, Senegal. By invitation of Senegal’s government, led by President H.E. Macky Sall, Mercy Ships will continue this partnership and return to bring hope and...

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Emily Makes Her Mark with Mercy Ships

Emily Makes Her Mark with Mercy Ships

If there’s one person who knows the kind of adaptability it takes to be a Mercy Ships volunteer, it’s Emily Frazier. She was supposed to join the ship in June 2020. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Her start date was pushed to July, then September, then April 2021....

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Cargo Day – Shipping Industry Support Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships Cargo Day – 10th of November 2021You can help us make a lasting impact in the lives of the poorest people in the world. The global shipping and trading community joins together to raise support for Mercy Ships, an NGO operating the world’s largest civilian...

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Surgery Ship – S2:E8 Taking The Helm

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Michelle White travels to Lakossa to help train Beninese medics while Australian medic Nick Veltjens mentors local physiotherapist Melchior in the Ponseti method of treating club feet. Featured patients include Howefassi – a woman with a...

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Surgery Ship – S2:E7 The Frontline

Featured patients include Rachidi – a teenage boy with a severe burn left untreated for 14 years, Clement – a local paediatrician who has been unable to work since a failed reconstructive surgery left his mouth disfigured, and Juvincia – a young malnourished girl with...

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