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Ly Cheick, a 24-year-old Guinean student, had a bright future ahead of him. However, he had one health problem — one that was getting worse over time. He had noticed a bump growing in his mouth that was becoming more and more visible. In 2020, after...

The Mercy Ships medical capacity building program creates an invaluable opportunity to partner with government officials and local surgeons in the countries we visit. For more than 30 years, Mercy Ships has collaborated with some of the most driven, dedicated, and talented healthcare professionals across...

Q: What originally led you to become a volunteer with Mercy Ships? Kathryn: I attended Spring Harvest in Harrogate in the Easter of 2018 and this is where I first heard about Mercy Ships. I did not think that I could volunteer as I am not...

Our Heroes of Healthcare series features incredible medical professionals spanning the continent of Africa. From Benin’s first Reconstructive surgeon to an inspiring biomedical engineer technician, this series highlights the outstanding men and women who are changing the healthcare landscape in their countries. Today, we bring you...

Through the medical capacity building programme, 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...

Many of you may be eagerly anticipating the end of 2020. We all know that this December may be very different from the usual. But one thing that has not changed is the importance of Giving Tuesday: an international day of charitable giving following Black...

You are warmly invited to join us for a heart-warming Mercy Ships Carol Service this December. This year we are hosting a very special carol service. Even though we can’t be together in person, we can still be together in spirit. On Wednesday 16th December...

This is an exciting time to join the Mercy Ships UK team. With the recent announcement of our new ship, the Global Mercy, we are moving into a new phase of growth and changing even more lives. PR Media Coordinator Within a newly restructured department, this is...

Mercy Ships UK is delighted to announce it has appointed Joanne Balaam as its new Executive Director.  Joanne’s appointment comes as the charity looks to the future and prepares to unveil big plans that will ensure it reaches more people affected by the global surgery crisis. Joanne...

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