The Hirslanden Crew

Hirslanden employees have been providing the Mercy Ships crew with expert support since August 2018. The volunteers have a variety of professional backgrounds, such as nursing, specialized care, physiotherapy, and administration. Each deployment ranges from two weeks to four months.

Senegal 2019/20 field mission

Livia Jakob

  • Registered nurse, Hirslanden Klinik Linde, Biel
  • Working at Mercy Ships as an Adult Ward Nurse
  • 3 months in Senegal

Romana Schwaiger

  • Registered nurse, Klinik Im Park, Zurich
  • Working at Mercy Ships as an Operating Room Nurse
  • 2 weeks in Senegal

Regine Lage

  • Registered nurse, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
  • Working at Mercy Ships as an Adult Ward Nurse
  • 2 months in Senegal

Dr. med. Susanne Choinowski Gaschen

  • Specialist in general internal medicine and head of the Praxiszentrum am Bahnhof Bern
  • Working at Mercy Ships as a Hospital Physician
  • 3 months in Senegal

Guinea 2018/19 field mission

Karin Böni

  • University-qualified expert in anaesthesia care, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Anaesthetic Assistant
  • 1 month in Guinea

Aurélie Bourriquen

  • Graduate registered nurse, Clinique Cecil, Lausanne
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Adult Ward Nurse
  • 4 months in Guinea

Maria Fortun Agud 

  • University-qualified physiotherapist, Salem-Spital, Bern
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Hand Therapist
  • 3 months in Guinea

Ines Herberger 

  • University-qualified graduate registered nurse FA OPS, Salem-Spital, Bern
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Operating Room Nurse
  • 1 month in Guinea

Ruth Jenni 

  • Registered nurse FA OPS, Klinik St. Anna, Lucerne
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Operating Room Nurse
  • 1 month in Guinea

Miriam Koller 

  • Graduate registered nurse Klinik Stephanshorn, St Gallen
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Adult Ward Nurse
  • 2 months in Guinea

Viviane Pedroni

  • Graduate registered nurse FA OPS, Clinique Bois-Cerf, Lausanne
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Operating Room Nurse
  • 1 month in Guinea

Diana Rath 

  • Graduate registered nurse FA OPS, Klinik Belair, Schaffhausen
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Operating Room Nurse
  • 1 month in Guinea

Tamara Carochas Ribeiro 

  • Registered nurse, Klinik St. Anna, Lucerne
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Adult Ward Nurse
  • 4 months in Guinea

Stephanie Scherzinger Zwahlen

  • University-qualified expert in anaesthesia care, Salem-Spital, Bern
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Anaesthetic Assistant
  • 1 month in Guinea

Simone Wandfluh

  • HR Business Partner, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
  • Working for Mercy Ships as Hospitality Hostess
  • 3 months in Guinea