Category: News

  • 2017 20 Mar

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    National Geographic Presents the Surgery Ship

    National Geographic Presents the Surgery Ship

    Join Mercy us at the Roxy Theatre in Victoria, BC on March 24th @ 7PM for a community pre-screening of The Surgery Ship Episode 1: the Power of Yes and No. The eight part National Geographic series follows the work of Mercy Ships, volunteers, patients and life in West Africa. The first episode will follow […]

  • 2017 17 Mar

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    Catching up with Jane: the HOPE Centre

    Catching up with Jane: the HOPE Centre

    My first experience with the Hope Centre involved a renovation in Sierra Leone in 2011. Having arrived from our five week crew training in Texas, our group entered a large warehouse-type building to begin our field service -before the Africa Mercy arrived in Freetown. Fortunately, we had a number of skilled tradesmen among us…but the rest of […]

  • 2017 08 Mar

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    Catching up with Jane: International Women’s Day 2017

    Catching up with Jane: International Women’s Day 2017

    Today on International Women’s Day we are celebrating women around the world who are being bold for change! We see a constant stream of strong, kind and successful women come and go from the Africa Mercy, and today I am honoring my friend Christina Fast, a Sterile Processing Educator, who has made safer surgery possible for […]

  • 2017 23 Feb

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    This is what not giving up looks like.

    This is what not giving up looks like.

    “My family said he was too tiny – he would die with surgery and die without surgery. They told me not to bother taking Djaliou to the ship,” recounted Sara… Remembering when she was first told her son could have a free operation onboard the Africa Mercy. The five-month-old was born with a rare condition, […]

  • 2017 15 Feb

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    Take a Glimpse: Hospital Informatics

    Take a Glimpse: Hospital Informatics

    Did you know that the Africa Mercy has a dedicated Hospital Informatics Manager? This field service the role is filled by the talented Denny who creates pretty amazing graphics like this one. Here’s a summary in his words of what it is and how it helps us out in the field. This is an info […]

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