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Mercy Ships are excited to share that Mercy has been selected for the SXSW Festival! It really is an honour to be selected! Armando Kirwin and Oculus visited Mercy Ships and our floating hospital, the Africa Mercy. Using virtual reality technology, Edith’s journey through life-changing surgery onboard...

“When I was 12, I saw a woman on TV… her husband had burned her with acid – her face had become fused to her neck, so she could never look a person in the eye.” Dr Fifonsi Odry Agbessi mimics the condition, tucking her chin...

JB may be best known as a former member of the band JLS and as a presenter on BBC’s "Songs of Praise." He’s also become a farmer and is committed to raising awareness about where our food comes from, as well as helping young people...

Long term UK volunteer becomes Country Director for SenegalKirstie’s appointment as Country Director for Senegal comes at a key time and is proof that Mercy Ships is continuing to focus on sustainable development with a committed team to work in Senegal before the Africa Mercy...

Mercy Ships is excited to be the featured charity partner for the 2019 Spring Harvest festival — the second year in a row for such an honour! We had such an uplifting experience last year at Spring Harvest that we can’t wait to return. The thousands...

Mercy Ships is delighted to announce the publication of an important medical paper in the British Journal of Surgery (BJS). The paper, co-authored by Mercy Ships expert Dr Michelle White of Great Ormond Street Hospital, and Dr Nina Capo-Chichi, a surgeon in Benin, is an evaluation...

Mercy Ships UK is delighted to announce that our trustee Ann Gloag will be honoured by the Queen in the New Year 2019 honours list. Ann’s commitment to nursing (20 years of service) business and charity are second to none. Ann Gloag said. “I am humbled and...

Mercy Ships Cargo Day 2018 has been a great success! The global shipping and trading community joined together a third time to raise more than $815,000 for Mercy Ships! The support received from our generous partners in the shipping industry has been truly amazing! Thank you to...

We’re pleased to share that long-time Mercy Ships volunteers Gary and Susan Parker and their children, Carys and Wesley, have received the Daily Point of Light Award today for their decades of service on our hospital ship. The Daily Point of Light Award, created by George...

On Tuesday, 27 November, people around the world will open their hearts to help Mercy Ships for Giving Tuesday, the international day of charity that launches the Christmas season.   Our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, is currently docked in Conakry, Guinea, where there are just three...

We are pleased to announce that the new book from our founder, Don Stephens, hits the book stands this Thursday. ‘A Daily Dose of Mercy’ contains 365 short daily devotions on the theme of mercy. Each day's reading will take about one minute to read, and is...

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