Category: Medical Training

  • Meet our International Crew: Dr. Michelle White

    Dr. Michelle White, an anesthetist from the United Kingdom, first heard about Mercy Ships in the 1990’s as a medical student in Bristol. She had an opportunity to tour the Anastasis and she thought, “this would be a really cool place to work. One day I would love to work here.” Still needing to finish […]

  • 2015 22 Oct

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    Mercy Ships And The Peace Corps Help Babies Breathe

    Mercy Ships And The Peace Corps Help Babies Breathe

    Every year, an estimated one million newborns die because they are unable to breathe. A large proportion of these deaths could have been prevented. Those sobering facts from the World Health Organization are the motivation for the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) course, an innovative initiative developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with […]

  • 2015 10 Sep

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    Helping Restore Smiles for 26 Years and Counting

    Helping Restore Smiles for 26 Years and Counting

    Dental hygienist Robbie Lerma and her husband have served with Mercy Ships for twenty-six years! Robbie is the Dental Team Supervisor onboard the hospital ship, the Africa Mercy. Why is Mercy Ships so addictive? Robbie says, “Well, it’s nice that I don’t have to cook if I don’t want to.” It’s true. She forgot to […]

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