HEROES OF HEALTHCARE: EMMANUEL ESSAH

Through the medical capacity building program, Mercy Ships works hand-in-hand with partnering nations and local medical professionals to strengthen the healthcare infrastructure in Africa – and has been doing so for almost 30 years. In that time, Mercy Ships has been introduced to countless talented medical professionals who bring hope and healing to their communities […]

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Amakon Women Empowerment

As Mercy Ships Canada continues to navigate the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are mindful that many individuals, families, businesses, and charities are wrestling through very similar realities. We may not all be ‘in the same boat’ so to speak, but we are certainly sailing through the same storm together. As a response […]

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Mercy Ships Canada Mandate Letter

Mr. Darryl Anderson, Executive Director Mercy Ships Canada Victoria, BC March 11, 2020 Dear Mr. Anderson: This past year, as with all others, has been a year of change. Yet we have commitments to continue to contribute to the goals of Mercy Ships. In a time of ambitious growth that is foreshadowed by the arrival […]

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Business Continuity Response Actions of Mercy Ships Canada for Dealing with COVID-19

Mercy Ships is the world’s leading non-governmental, ship-based medical organization. Therefore, the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteer crew, the people we serve and the communities where we live are paramount. In line with the advice, guidance and directives of international, national and local health officials, we have adapted our approach because we know […]

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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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Prime Minister Trudeau Acknowledges Contribution of Mercy Ships Canada Volunteers

The Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau met with Mercy Ships Canadian volunteer crew members in Dakar Senegal on February 12 to thank them for their work. Joining the Prime Minister was Francois-Philippe Champagne, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Canadian Ambassador to Senegal Sebastien Beaulieu. Representing the Canadian volunteer crew was […]

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Mercy Ships Canada Appoints Darryl Anderson Managing Director

Victoria Canada, November 25, 2019 – The Board of Mercy Ships Canada today confirmed the appointment of Darryl Anderson to serve as Managing Director to provide executive leadership, direction and support to Mercy Ships Canada’s staff. Preparing the organization for increased service and project opportunities (that will occur with the arrival of a second hospital […]

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World premiere of Oculus virtual reality film “Mercy” transports viewers to the Africa Mercy

Austin, Texas,  March 12, 2019 — Mercy Ships has partnered with Oculus to produce “Mercy”, a film that will give  audiences a chance to step onto the world’s largest charity hospital ship through an innovative new virtual cinema experience. The film will be making its world premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals […]

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March 2019 Intro to Mercy Ships course to take place onboard the m/v Horizon

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This week CTV News Edmonton reports on local doctors helping diagnose African patients

Report By: Diego Romero A team of local doctors is going the extra mile, diagnosing vulnerable patients who live on the other side of the world. Dr. Greg Raymond and some colleagues at MIC Medical Imaging are helping the 450 volunteers at the Africa Mercy—the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship. Martha Henderson, a Scottish senior […]

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