Fundraising

Mercy Ships signed a collaborative agreement with the World Health Organization in the African Region this week, to improve surgery and anaesthesia services in Africa. The agreement aims to increase access to surgical care, and build capacity of health workers to strengthen surgical care delivery systems. It...

A dozen cyclists rode from London to Paris in just four days last week to raise thousands of pounds for Mercy Ships. The cyclists, many of whom had never taken on a challenge like this before, battled scorching temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius as...

Our 12 incredible cyclists are about to take on the challenge of a lifetime - cycling from London to Paris to raise money for Mercy Ships. The riders will cycle for 300 miles from Crystal Palace to the Eiffel Tower from 25-29 July, and they will...

Before our 10-month field service in Cameroon ended in June, we asked Mercy Ships supporters to say “thank you” with a quick note that we could share with the crew members who made it possible. So far, we’ve received more than 300 notes from supporters for...

The Mercy Ships 40th anniversary summer ball was a huge success, raising more than £140,000 to help fund our medical programmes in Africa. The ball, which took place on 9 June at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London, was attended by the charity’s founder, Don Stephens, corporate supporters,...

Mercy Ships would like to extend a huge thank you to Oswestry Borderland Rotary for supporting one of our UK volunteer crew for a six-month period in Cameroon. The club has been supporting nurse Melanie Langley (pictured right) through a brand new bursary, set up in...

Mercy Ships is delighted to announce the publication of an important medical paper in the PLOS ONE journal. The paper, co-authored by several Mercy Ships experts including Dr Michelle White of Great Ormond Street Hospital, is an evaluation of our implementation of the WHO’s Surgical Safety...

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