réceptioniste, Africa Mercy, Mercy Ships

How the pandemic has impacted recruiting activities

2020 has been a challenging year! This is also true for Mercy Ships. When we left Senegal in mid-March 2020, we had to suspend our surgical programme. Stationed in a shipyard in the Canary Islands since then, the Africa Mercy has been developing its e-learning programs to continue building local capacity even from a distance. […]

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Dr Raphiou Diallo

Heroes of Healthcare: Professor Raphiou Diallo

Today, we bring you the story of Professor Raphiou Diallo, a maxillofacial surgeon in Guinea with a one-of-a-kind history with Mercy Ships.  Through our medical capacity building program, Mercy Ships strives to leave a lasting impact in each nation we serve by partnering with medical professionals and strengthening local healthcare systems. Professor Raphiou Diallo is […]

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March 8 – International Women’s Day

Today, we celebrate women, especially women’s rights. At Mercy Ships, we consider one of them essential. It is the right to dignity. According to the WHO, between 3 and 4 million women in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are currently living with obstetric fistula, a devastating disability related to complicated childbirth. It often leads to permanent […]

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Africa Mercy en mer

Introduction to Mercy Ships weekend

To learn more about Mercy Ships and life aboard the ship, the Mercy Ships Introductory Course (IMS) offers a 3-day program over a long weekend, on a barge in the Netherlands. Topics include an introduction to Mercy Ships, transitioning, questions about community life, fundraising tips and an interview. All courses are given in English. If […]

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