Heroes of Healthcare: Professor Raphiou Diallo

Heroes of Healthcare: Professor Raphiou Diallo

Our Heroes of Healthcare series features incredible medical professionals spanning Africa’s continent.   Today, we bring you the story of Professor Raphiou Diallo, a maxillofacial surgeon in Guinea with a one-of-a-kind history with Mercy Ships.   Through our...
Heroes of Healthcare: Emmanuel Essah

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 Africa’s healthcare infrastructure — and has been doing so for almost 30 years. In that time, Mercy Ships has been...
Celebrating International Volunteer Day

Celebrating International Volunteer Day

In 1985, International Volunteer Day (IVD) was mandated by the General Assembly of the United Nations and has been held every year since on December 5th. On this day — and every day — Mercy Ships joins the world in honoring the efforts and contributions of...
Back to School – On the Water?

Back to School – On the Water?

As millions of students and educators around the world prepare to begin classes again this fall, many will be faced yet again with the unconventional environment that is virtual learning. For thousands of volunteers with Mercy Ships, however, an unconventional...