Communication, Public and Media Relations
Global leaders attending UNGA gather to celebrate charity’s free healthcare
African heads of state and Mercy Ships focus on global surgery crisis
Mercy Ships has arrived into Port of Dakar, Senegal
The charity’s hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, sailed into the port of Dakar on 14 August. Over a 10-month period, Mercy Ships will provide surgical operations for the poorest people across the country, as well as training and mentoring for local healthcare professionals.
Mercy Ships volunteers performed 100’000th free surgical procedure
7-month-old patient received cleft lip surgery onboard world’s largest nonprofit hospital ship. For more than 40 years, the charity that was founded in Switzerland has been offering free medical care and training local healthcare professionals in developing countries.
Parker Family Receives Daily Point of Light Award for Work with Mercy Ships
Focused on the global surgery crisis, family dedicates decades to volunteer on ship in Africa
Swiss Ambassador in Cameroon visits the Africa Mercy
His Excellency Pietro Lazzeri visited the Mercy Ships hospital ship, anchored in the port of Conakry for 10 months. He went to meet the Swiss volunteers on board, as well as the Cameroonian patients.
Documentary series about Mercy Ships wins the Association for International Broadcasting Awards
Dramatic series The Surgery Ship about the work of Mercy Ships wins prize for Best Human Interest Documentary at AIB Awards, London.
Mercy Ships is beginning its first field service in Cameroon
Mercy Ships is visiting the Republic of Cameroon for the first time. The international charity started a 10-month field service in August 2017.