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  • 2018 14 Jun

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    The Floating Blood blank that “Takes All Types”

    The Floating Blood blank that “Takes All Types”

    Millions of people around the world owe their lives to individuals they will never meet — people who donate their blood to help others. But volunteer crew members onboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, work just minutes away from the patients who receive their “gift of life” every day in West […]

  • 2018 23 May

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    3 Questions to Ask About Obstetric Fistula (And 1 Thing You Can Do About It).

    3 Questions to Ask About Obstetric Fistula (And 1 Thing You Can Do About It).

    Today is the International Awareness Day to End Obstetric Fistula, let’s take a minute to learn about this condition, the survivors who are living with it and what you can do to help. 1.       What is Obstetric Fistula? It’s the most heartbreaking condition you’ve never heard of. Obstetric fistula is a devastating childbirth-related injury, usually the result of obstructed […]

  • 2018 16 Apr

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    National Volunteer Week 2018

    National Volunteer Week 2018

    Volunteers…Mercy Ships wouldn’t be Mercy Ships without them!  Each year Mercy Ships Canada says bon voyage to over a hundred volunteers from across the country as they depart for the Africa Mercy. Volunteers pay their own way and give their time to help make the mission of Mercy Ships possible. We are in awe of their dedication, their […]

  • 2018 21 Mar

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    Aser Roger’s Second Chance

    Aser Roger’s Second Chance

    Turn right two times, pull yourself over the stone stairwell … avoid children and stray dogs under your feet. Feel along the cement walls until your fingers touch the frayed rope railing. Follow it to the end of the path, turn left. Finally … home. Fifty-nine-year-old Aser Roger was born in this house. But, since […]

  • 2018 01 Mar

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    Together we can change lives.

    Together we can change lives.

    5 billion people lack access to safe and affordable surgery. 5 billion. The number is overwhelming, but together…we can change lives one by one and work towards a future where healthcare is accessible to all. Since Mercy Ships was founded in 1978, our volunteers, donors, and employees have worked tirelessly to combat the global surgery crisis. […]

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