Radio New Zealand interview

LISTEN ONLINE to RNZ’s Nine to Noon interviews nurse Deb Adesanya about the special bond speaking the local dialect gave when interfacing with her patients, and other remarkable aspects of her five-month voluntary service on the Mercy Ship. Listen online     

Past meets present on World Maritime Day

NEWSHUB: To commemorate World Maritime Day and the role of hospital ships in New Zealand’s heritage, Mercy Ships staff made a special journey aboard the Nautilis – a launch used by one of NZ’s WW1 hospital ships. Read more from NewsHub Special thanks to The Maritime Museum for … Read More

Deb Adesanya-Woman’s Day

The backstory: Caring for children recovering from major surgery was Deborah Adesanya’s assignment olunteering in the wards aboard the 16,000 tonne hospital ship, Africa Mercy. Some of her most poignant moments were with babies receiving surgery to correct birth defects like cleft lip and palate.  Most of her … Read More

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