Seventy-Nine Perioperative Nurses Volunteer with Mercy Ships

Posted on November 7, 2016 /

During Perioperative Nurses Week, Mercy Ships recognizes critical role of nursing specialists onboard Garden Valley, TX, November 07, 2016: In the 10 months Mercy Ships is docked in Benin, West Africa, 79 perioperative nurses will volunteer onboard the world’s largest private floating hospital. During Perioperative Nurses Week, Mercy Ships recognizes these healthcare professionals for their … Continued

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Cargo Day

Posted on October 13, 2016 /

CARGO DAY on October 19: when the shipping and trading community embrace Mercy Ships Garden Valley, TX, October 13, 2016: October 19th is Cargo Day.  For the first time ever, the global shipping and trading community will work together during the Mercy Ships Cargo Day to raise support for Mercy Ships, a global nonprofit. Mercy … Continued

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Changing Muriella’s Story

Posted on October 13, 2016 /

Viewed from the left side of her profile, Muriella’s natural beauty made her stand out in the screening crowd of over a thousand. With her trendy clothes, fashionable long hair and typically self-conscious 17-year-old manner, she could have been standing in a high school cafeteria line in any high-income country. But as soon as the … Continued

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Tahiry’s Determined Mom

Posted on October 13, 2016 /

As Tahiry approached his second birthday, Victorine noticed something a bit odd – Tahiry’s legs were taking the shape of the letter “O.” She wasn’t sure what to make of the condition. When it didn’t improve, she brought Tahiry to the local hospital, where doctors explained that his legs could only be straightened through an … Continued

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Mercy Ships volunteer teachers mold the next generation of humanitarians

Posted on October 5, 2016 /

On World Teachers’ Day, Mercy Ships recognizes volunteer teachers who have taught more than 800 international students on its hospital ships since 1978 Garden Valley, Texas, October 5, 2016 — Kim Robinson has spent nearly nine years volunteering on the world’s largest private hospital ship, Africa Mercy, as a teacher in the Mercy Ships Academy. … Continued

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Legislation introduced to award Congressional Gold Medal to Mercy Ships President/Founder Don Stephens

Posted on September 29, 2016 /

Addressing a vast global need for surgical care, Stephens uses hospital ships to transform lives Highlights Congressman Gohmert introduces legislation to award Stephens a Congressional Gold Medal. Mercy Ships delivers free healthcare to people without access, while training local healthcare professionals. Mercy Ships has provided more than 82,000 life-changing surgeries, directly impacting more than 2.5 … Continued

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Mercy Ships Returns to Post-Ebola West Africa

Posted on August 22, 2016 /

Mercy Ships just docked in Cotonou, Benin, with the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest private hospital ship. Volunteer crew will provide surgeries and healthcare training for the next ten months. August 22, 2016, Cotonou, Benin: Mercy Ships returned to Benin for a 10-month field service that had been delayed since 2014 due to the Ebola … Continued

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Mercy Ships: Once-Shunned Students Return to School

Posted on August 19, 2016 /

On World Humanitarian Day, Mercy Ships celebrates students in Africa who can return to school because they received surgeries to remove tumors, straighten crooked feet, repair cleft lips or correct other maladies that once made them outcasts. August 19, 2016: Garden Valley, TX:  On this World Humanitarian Day, Mercy Ships celebrates helping students go back … Continued

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Mercy Ships Named Semifinalist for The 2016 Drucker Prize

Posted on August 12, 2016 /

Mercy Ships is recognized for nonprofit innovation which makes a meaningful difference in the lives of those they serve. Garden Valley, TX, August 12, 2016: Mercy Ships was named as one of the 50 semifinalists from 495 nonprofit applicants for The Drucker Prize, which will be awarded by The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University … Continued

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