STORIES

Heroes of Healthcare

Professor Raphiou Diallo Meet one of our Heroes of Healthcare: Professor Raphiou Diallo. This maxillofacial surgeon from Guinea has partnered with Mercy Ships for more than 20 years. Between playing an instrumental role in drastically reducing cleft lip and palate...

Professor Raphiou Diall

Our Heroes of Healthcare series features incredible medical professionals spanning the continent of Africa. From Benin’s first Reconstructive Plastic surgeon to an inspiring biomedical engineer technician, this series highlights the outstanding men and women who are...

Heroes of Healthcare

EMMANUEL ESSAH Through the medical capacity building program, 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...

EMMANUEL ESSAH

HEROES OF HEALTHCARE He is a silent force who plays a crucial role in transforming lives. He performs the maintenance of medical equipment, trains engineers, and is currently setting up a new training facility. Please meet one of our Heroes of Healthcare: biomedical...

A New Hope for 2021

Celebrating all that has been accomplished and all that is to come As the final pages of the 2020 calendar come to an end, we take a look back at all we’ve experienced together - in our families, as an organization, and as a global community. This year was one of...

A Glimmer of Hope

When Diacko was about three years old, his legs began to bow. Other kids made fun of him, and soon, even his own friends called him "the bowlegged boy."  It wasn't until the arrival of the #AfricaMercy in Senegal that Diacko's mom, Youma, began to feel a glimmer of...

Share This