Spread the Love.

[:en]Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, in all its forms. Love can break our hearts and make us feel whole, it is a universal language that fuels the Africa Mercy. By supporting Mercy Ships, you are making dark nights become sunny days for each of our patients, letting them know that they matter and are […]

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A Letter from Mercy Ships Canada’s National Director Tim Maloney

[:en] To our faithful partners, It is with great gratitude that I reach out to you at this special time of year. 2017 has been a spectacular year for Mercy Ships Canada, and we truly could not have done it without you. 2017 began in Benin, West Africa, a severely underdeveloped country where healthcare remains […]

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Catching up with Jane: the HOPE Centre

[:en] 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 […]

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Catching up with Jane: New Life Starts with Love

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Saying Thanks to Joanne Thibault

For the past five months we have reaped the benefits of having Joanne Thibault as an (almost) full-time volunteer here in our Mercy Ships Canada office. Alumni members will remember Joanne as a crew member, Communication Team Writer and Engineering Administrator during her three years of service on board the Africa Mercy. Joanne served in […]

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The Secret World of the Sterile Processing Department

The Secret World of the Sterile Processing Department – onboard the Africa Mercy  Surgeries are the major focus of work on the Africa Mercy. How do all those instruments get cleaned and sterilized? The Sterile Processing Department on Deck 3 is below the water level, on the same floor as the OR. It is rather a […]

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How Can You Help Provide Free Healthcare by Collecting Airmiles?

Mercy Ships Canada is able to exist only because of our supporters. Yes, by supporters I mean those who donate their time and money, but our definition goes beyond that. A supporter is a social media ambassador who shares our stories with their networks. A supporter is someone who requests a speaker for their church […]

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The Big Impact of Small Investments

Mercy Ships would be nothing without our amazing partners, donors and volunteers. Thanks to the support of people all over the world, we have provided care to over 2.5 million people in 37 years, visiting 587 ports since Mercy Ships was founded in 1978. Each country we visit is unique, as are the people and […]

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Mercy Ships Canada Welcomes Andrea Gilbert to the Team!

I grew up in Campbell River, BC, a small town on North Vancouver Island. Inspired by my grandparents, who travelled extensively and would send me postcards from everywhere they went, I quickly developed an unshakable love of culture, global issues, art and media. I knew I wanted to spend my life applying my passion in […]

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Meet our Staff: Lia

[:en] Hello faithful Mercy Ships Canada Blog readers! As a fourth year Political Science student at the University of Victoria who aspires to pursue a career in the field of NGOs, it’s awesome to have the privilege of being the Mercy Ships Canada Summer 2014 intern! This summer I am working as a Development Assistant, aiming to […]

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