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September 18, 2014

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

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

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

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 […]
July 30, 2014

Emergency Response

Feliciano was struck by a truck as he tried crossing a road on the chaotic, crowded streets of urban Angola. Lacerated open at the elbow, the […]
July 30, 2014

Transvesical Prostratectomy

On call for emergencies one evening, I cared for a elderly man with acute bleeding into his bladder. This caused obstruction of urine outflow, a huge […]