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The future of clean, safe surgery

Sterilising surgical instruments, suturing, making incisions… these are the “the simplest skills that we need to be able to perform…

The ship-keeping crew

Housekeeping on a hospital ship may not be the usual path after high school, but Justus Moorlach, Corentin Gourc, and…

Looking to the future:

 New International Chief Medical Officer. Mercy Ships is excited to welcome a new International Chief Medical Officer to the helm…

Becoming Senegal’s First

Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon In Senegal, a nation of over 16 million people, there is currently not a single children’s orthopaedic…

Amadou -

Patient Ambassador Amadou refused to be defined by the tumour that had been growing on his face for more than…

Anaesthesia on board

Auckland-based anaesthesist Dr Rebecca Brinkler came away from volunteering on board the Africa Mercy with some surprise areas of professional development,…

Martha, the HOPE-giver

It was an episode of 60 Minutes that changed the course of Martha Rodriguez’s life. As she watched the show from…

Pioneer surgeon:

Dr Charlotte Polle-Kaliti. She was the first person from her Kenyan community to go into medicine, later becoming an obstetrician…