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  • An Electrician’s Journey to Finding Purpose and Professional Growth
    13.05.24
    When Jean Jacques Diouf came on board for the 1st time, he’d packed his suitcase with enough supplies for one week. Learn more about his professional growth!
    An Electrician’s Journey to Finding Purpose and Professional Growth
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  • THE MSC FOUNDATION, THE MSC GROUP AND MERCY SHIPS INTERNATIONAL JOIN FORCES TO BUILD A NEW HOSPITAL SHIP
    22.04.24
    The new purpose-built hospital ship will expand the impact of Mercy Ships’ life-changing surgeries, anaesthetic care and surgical education for future generations of patients and healthcare professionals in sub-Saharan Africa.
    THE MSC FOUNDATION, THE MSC GROUP AND MERCY SHIPS INTERNATIONAL JOIN FORCES TO BUILD A NEW HOSPITAL SHIP
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  • The Woman Who Forged Her Way Through Walls: Florence Bangura’s Story
    08.03.24
    Florence’s journey from oldest to newest Mercy Ship came full circle when she met the Global Mercy™ in 2023, the same year that the purpose-built hospital ship began welcoming its patients on board. Today, you can find Florence, now 49 years old, down in the engine room as a hotel engineering assistant.
    The Woman Who Forged Her Way Through Walls: Florence Bangura’s Story
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  • Transforming Sierra Leone’s Healthcare: A Vision for Safe and Affordable Surgery
    07.03.24
    As experts from the surgical and healthcare world gather for the 64th Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the West African College of Surgeons in Sierra Leone this week, a profound dedication to advancing surgical knowledge and practice in the region is palpable. At the forefront of discussions lies the conference's pivotal theme: access to safe and affordable surgical and anesthetic care in West Africa. This theme highlights the pressing need to address disparities in healthcare capabilities and capacities across the region, especially the critical importance of equitable access to quality surgical interventions.
    Transforming Sierra Leone’s Healthcare: A Vision for Safe and Affordable Surgery
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  • The Africa Mercy Arrives in Madagascar to Bring Hope and Healing Anew
    06.02.24
    Freshly refitted hospital ship, the upgraded Africa Mercy® has arrived at the island nation to build on the charity’s longstanding collaboration and will provide specialized surgeries in various fields, including maxillofacial and ear nose and throat, general, pediatric specialized general, pediatric orthopedic, cataract surgery, and reconstructive plastics. 
    The Africa Mercy Arrives in Madagascar to Bring Hope and Healing Anew
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