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Mercy Ships is a non-profit working to make safe affordable surgery available in developing nations, where the lack of access causes one third of all preventable deaths.


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  • Grasshopper boy

    Fifteen-year-old Ulrich from Cameroon in West Africa was very concerned about his future. “If as a teenager it is already very painful for me to move around on my sticks” says Ulrich, “how will I be able to do it when I am older”. What also frustrated him was not …Read More »
  • Latest technology for free

    Omnicell is a medical technology company from California that approached Mercy Ships while the Africa Mercy was working in Madagascar to see if they could help by providing some of their equipment to be used in the on board hospital. The company, among other things, are specialist in automated medication …Read More »
  • Happy Valentine’s Day

    To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ve put together a few photos that show love in action aboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy…  In her spare time Lindsay, a volunteer nurse that works in the recovery room, is helping Maeva recover from her surgery by blowing bubbles together on the ships deck. …Read More »
  • A TV star on board

    For many of our patients healing their physical condition can be just part of their road to recovery. Another important part is helping restore their self-esteem and helping their hope for the future. Our nurses and other medical staff do their bit to encourage our patients, but they also receive …Read More »
  • Jean’s new legs

    Jean was born with bowed legs and the surgery to fix them would cost more than his father’s entire yearly income. See the video >>>Read More »