First Lady of Guinea Visits Africa Mercy

One of the great joys of serving in host countries is building relationships with each nation’s leaders and representatives. The Africa Mercy recently had the honour of hosting Mme. Djene Kaba Condé, along with several members of cabinet members, to reflect on all that has been accomplished this field service. “The compassionate heart is not […]

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Helping out half a world away

This week Canadian volunteer nurse Kim Marlatt was featured in The Chatham Voice, speaking about her recent service with Mercy Ships. Marlatt, an OR nurse with the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, recently returned after two weeks onboard the Africa Mercy in Conakry, Guinea. She spent her two-week vacation from work to donate her time and professional […]

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Measuring Impact

Part 1 How is Mercy Ships helping address the global surgery crises? What impact do we have on the communities we serve? Where should we be focusing our future projects? These are complex but key questions our organization must consider and explore in order to maximize our ability to bring hope and healing to those […]

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National Volunteer Week 2019

Supporting and transforming lives of children, families and communities in the world’s poorest nations would not be possible without volunteers. In the United Nations Development Goals that Canada and other nations have committed to achieving by 2030, there is not one goal that does not involve volunteers. Globally, volunteerism is one of the key factors […]

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