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March 10, 2015
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Celebrate!

20,000 Cataract Surgeries Completed For more than 25 years Dr. Steve Collins has been given Angolans the gift of sight. Each surgery was done by hand […]
October 29, 2014
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A Dream Career

Maybe it’s time I pursue the career I dreamed of… Tim Kubacki was the director of a U.S. hospital emergency department  when he realized he was […]
October 6, 2014
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My Day

Dr. Nicolas Comninellis cared for three young patients. Each had succumbed to rapid onset coma and hemiplegia (paralysis that affects one side of the body). Each […]
September 18, 2014
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Sabina’s Story

Obstetric fistula is a hole between the vagina, and rectum or bladder. It happens when a woman suffers through a very difficult labour without medical assistance. […]
September 18, 2014
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Isobel’s Story

Isobel is 22 years old. At 18, filled with hope and excitement of the coming of her first child, her hopes were shattered. At full term […]
September 8, 2014
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The greatest Killer Of Children

Maria, the eight-month old in this photo, has been coughing for two weeks. She arrived here at CEML Hospital on the same day as I. Maria […]
August 7, 2014
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Brain Tumor

Feliciano, a 6 year old boy, was accompanied by his dad, who explained how over the last 4 months his son has lost the use of […]
August 7, 2014
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Liver Failure

This young lady is not pregnant, although she is desperate to bear a child. In Angolan culture having children is not only a means to security […]