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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...

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!

For more than 40 years, the focus of Mercy Ships has been and continues to be bringing hope and healing to those we serve. For the past 30 years, Mercy Ships has concentrated its efforts in Africa. During those three decades, Mercy Ships worked together with countries...

Gamal Dental Clinic

In partnership and collaboration with Mercy Ships, dental students at Gamal University in Guinea began seeing patients in their newly-opened dental clinic. These clinical experiences are integral to students' training and provide vital hands-on experience that...

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