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  • Be an impact entrepreneur, to change the world
    22.11.22
    Being an impact entrepreneur is about making the world a better place and increasing the visibility and awareness of your company. Join us!
    Be an impact entrepreneur, to change the world
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  • The Global Mercy plans field service in Sierra Leone
    18.10.22
    The Government of Sierra Leone renews its partnership with Mercy Ships to strengthen surgical care in the country.
    The Global Mercy plans field service in Sierra Leone
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  • Great experience working as a volunteer in the cleaning team
    12.10.22
    “It’s nice to work all around the ship, so it’s not only in one office or in the galley or wherever,” Ben said.
    Great experience working as a volunteer in the cleaning team
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  • Africa Celebration
    23.08.22
    The Global Mercy has been inaugurated in Dakar. New hope for those in Africa who don't have access to surgical care.
    Africa Celebration
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  • Surgical care in Africa: historic events in Dakar
    22.05.22
    Medical experts and health ministers from 29 African countries together to improve surgical care in Africa.
    Surgical care in Africa: historic events in Dakar
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  • Global Mercy virtual experience
    07.04.22
    Join the many "virtual participants" who took part in the virtual experience on their tablet or computer.
    Global Mercy virtual experience
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  • The Africa Mercy is back in Dakar
    04.02.22
    The Africa Mercy has returned as promised to Senegal. We will continue the surgical operations and training that were interrupted by the pandemic.
    The Africa Mercy is back in Dakar
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  • MSC Group and Mercy Ships Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership
    23.12.21
    End-to-end support by MSC, from container shipping to logistics, fundraising and maritime expertise, have maximised hospital ships’ life-changing impact for thousands of people.
    MSC Group and Mercy Ships Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership
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  • Next field service: Senegal
    22.12.21
    In early 2022, the Mercy Ships hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, will return to Dakar for a humanitarian field service in Senegal.
    Next field service: Senegal
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  • The Global Mercy on its way to Europe
    02.09.21
    After a short visit in Malta, the Global Mercy will dock in the port of Antwerp on September 12, where the hospital will be fully equipped.​
    The Global Mercy on its way to Europe
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