The Royal College of Canadian Physicians and Surgeons
For the month of March 2018, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons highlighted Canadian Surgeons Dr. Sherif Emil and Dr. Etienne St-Louis from Montreal, Quebec throughout their journeys onboard the Africa Mercy.
Dr. Emil and Dr. St-Louis wrote dispatches which were published by the Royal College, McGill University and The Montreal Children’s hospital.
These inspiring dispatches about what it’s like to work onboard a hospital ship with an international team in Cameroon can be found on the Royal College’s website and Facebook page HERE and on the McGill Reporter’s page HERE.
The Africa Celebration is a moment to pause and give thanks for 30 years of partnership, filled with stories of hope and healing.
The Africa Mercy® hospital ship returned to West Africa, bringing hope and healing as the vessel docked once again in the port of Dakar, Senegal.
Two years ago, when the Africa Mercy sailed from Senegal, hundreds of patients were left still waiting for their chance for surgery.
On February 1st, the ship returned to the port of Dakar to bring hope and healing to these patients and their families.
Canadian Annick Sylvestre, Country Engagement Team, Operations Liaison in Liberia, shares an update of recent activities in the country.
Mercy Ships is overjoyed to share that in early 2022, the Africa Mercy will return to a beloved port – Dakar, Senegal.
Darryl Anderson, who had served as an advisor to the board of Mercy Ships Canada, was drawn into the organization full-time during COVID-19.