In Sierra Leone
There is only 1 physician for every 10,000 habitants.
Leben durch Freiwilligenarbeit beeinflussen?
C’est que nous te proposons aujourd’hui en rejoignant le Global Mercy ou l’Africa Mercy, les deux plus grands navires-hôpitaux civils du monde au service des plus démunis.
Le bénévolat dans le secteur Général ça m’intéresse
Here is our target goals to impact lifes every year
About the medical général
The medical general represents about 30% of all positions on board our ships. Our medical positions generally require the shortest time commitment (as little as two weeks) and usually require a minimum two years’ experience.
You are in the professions of general surgeries, orthopedic,
ophthalmic, plastic reconstructive, gynecologic,
maxillo-facial or dental program, than we need you!
It is estimated that almost 3,000 people develop cancer each year in the country, and
over 2,000 die from the disease. They are largely preventable or curable if discovered early. Think about this! Every year, 800 to 1200 children and adolescents get cancer a
nd most die from it because of late detection and lack of access to surgery.
43% of the population live under the poverty line of $2 per day
63% of the population live under the poverty line of $2 per day
Founded in 1978, Mercy Ships is a global faith-based charity that uses hospital ships and volunteer professionals to deliver free specialized surgical care and medical training to build the local healthcare systems with our host nations, focusing in Africa.
Why a ship?
Because 30% of the world’s population lives near a coast, our floating hospitals are the best way to reach and treat people in need.
How big is the Africa Mercy?
Africa Mercy is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, constructed as the first purpose-built floating hospital for humanitarian organization Mercy Ships. We have 6 operating theaters and 99 beds. We can host up to 650 crew and guests.
Why a ship?
Because 50% of the world’s population lives near a coast, our floating hospitals are the best way to reach and treat people in need.
How big is the Global Mercy?
Global Mercy is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, constructed as the first purpose-built floating hospital for humanitarian organization Mercy Ships. We have 6 operating theaters and 199 beds. We can host up to 950 crew and guests.
How can you become a volunteer on board?
TODO- short intro
It can take up to 6 months until you can celebrate your welcome on board one of our ships.
You a have a recruitment team that will be working a long you each step of the way.
Here is the main steps.
You will be in contact directly with our recruitment team and you will receive all the info you need.
You will be able to evaluate the jobs available and requirements for it. Our team will be there To answer your questions.
After you submit online your application, we will look into it and Come back to you. This process can take few weeks. But we will be there with you!
You will receive A confirmation email from us.
You will impact life with us in Africa from that point on:)
Let’s impact more lives together!
"I like dealing with people from all departments on board. Everyone needs audiovisual support at some point. The volunteer community is wonderful. Everyone is here because they really want to be here, which makes for a great working environment."