Alain-Michel Sékula Introduced as the Chair of the Board of Directors

Mr. Sékula assumes this role following a highly successful and decorated career in insurance and financial services, which includes an appointment as National Vice-President, Business Development with Desjardins Group – one of the largest cooperative financial institutions in the world. He has also successively held several executive positions with other prestigious companies such as Chubb […]

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A New Ship: Announcing the Global Mercy

The world’s largest civilian hospital ship designed to double the hope, double the healing The dream was born long ago. What if we designed a new hospital ship? One that could hold more patients? Support more volunteer crewmembers? Deliver more medical training? What if we build a vessel that could provide even more hope and […]

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A ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Hospital Ship

The deployment of the USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort in recent months to American cities overwhelmed by COVID-19 has made people increasingly aware of the important role hospital ships can play in providing critical medical care in times of crisis. What remains much less known is the ongoing global surgery crisis that sees 5 billion […]

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Mercy Ships Canada named as a top Canadian charity bringing high-impact positive change

Mercy Ships Canada was recently named as one of Circle Act’s Absolute Top 99.5% Charities in Canada who bring high-impact positive change! Thanks to our partners around the world, Mercy Ships is able to bring free healthcare and medical capacity building where it is needed most. While our ship is currently unable to provide aid in […]

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COVID-19

Whether you partner with Mercy Ships through prayer, financial support, or volunteerism, you are a vital part of our family. Your dedication and generosity has enabled Mercy Ships to provide free, life-changing surgeries to people in need for more than 40 years. Our life-changing mission would simply be impossible without our donors, partners, and selfless […]

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Mercy Ships Celebrates World Sight Day

Established by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness that aims to bring global attention to vision impairment and blindness. Over 2.2 million people worldwide are visually impaired, with an estimated 1 billion suffering from untreated preventable conditions (WHO). In developing nations, eye conditions treatable in early stages […]

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Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships have announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. Interferry will highlight Mercy Ships at its annual conference in October and will further promote the charity to the association’s […]

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Mercy Ships Canada Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program

Mercy Ships Canada is excited to announce today that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 240 organizations dedicated to operational excellence. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in […]

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Mercy Ships Signs Agreement to Return to Sierra Leone In Future

Freetown, Sierra Leone – During an audience with His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone this week, the government and charity Mercy Ships signed both an Accord De Siege and a Protocol Agreement which begins a fresh working partnership based on a country engagement plan for 2019-2023. The country engagement plan, […]

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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula is May 23

According to the United Nations, an estimated 2 to 3 million women and girls in developing countries are living with obstetric fistula – a statistic Mercy Ships is trying to change. Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth canal […]

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