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I’ve wanted to be a pediatrician since I was 4 years old. My parents are Jamaican, my father was a biochemist and my mother was a nurse. I was born in Canada and we moved back to Jamaica for several …

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris specializes in
      trauma repair
Trauma Repair
San Francisco, USA
$684 more needed

Over 15,000 babies delivered.

In 2002, I traveled to Sierra Leone to treat women with obstetric fistula, a debilitating birth complication that is almost never seen in countries like the US. Upon meeting and treating patients in Bo, Sierra Leone, …

Dr. Darius Maggi specializes in repairing obstetric fistula
Obstetric Fistula Repair
Bo, Sierra Leone
$193 more needed

Over 2000 surgeries completed in 14 years.

“If a person has both hands and fingers burnt, and they can’t even feed themselves, when you open up those hands, that person gets his life back.” — Dr. Goran Jovic

In the …

Dr. Goran Jovic specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Lusaka, Zambia and rural outskirts
$273 more needed

Over 14,000 free surgeries for the poor in Ecuador.

As a child, I was set on being a fighter pilot, but before I was admitted to the Air Force Academy, a book on 1985 Nobel Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s …

Dr. Jorge Palacios specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Guayaquil, Ecuador
$168 more needed

Over 70,000 patients treated in 13 years.

My name is Robert Kalyesubula. In 1984 my father was killed in a war in Luwero Uganda when I was only 8 years old. My mother disappeared at the same time, and my …

Dr. Robert Kalyesubula specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Obstructed Labor
Nakaseke District, Uganda
$95 more needed

Saving the lives of thousands of women in rural Uganda for 15 years.

I am a Catholic nun, the Medical Director of Holy Virika Family Hospital, and the only obstetrician and gynecologist in the Kabarole district of Uganda. I feel …

Dr. Priscilla Busingye specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Birth Injuries
Kabarole District, Uganda
$975 more needed

Over 100 safe births conducted in her first year as an active skilled birth attendant. Help train new skilled birth attendants to ensure safe births for more women across Nepal.

To date, 388 safe births have been funded by my …

Wangmo Thapa specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Safe Births
Chharka, Nepal
$291 more needed

More than 12,000 free surgeries provided to the rural poor of Nepal.

After I saw an American surgeon perform a cleft lip surgery in 1992, I decided to switch from cardiac to reconstructive surgery. I was lucky enough to train …

Dr. Shankar Rai specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Kathmandu, Nepal
$183 more needed

Among the first female doctors in Somaliland 

My name is Dr. Shukri Mohamed Dahir and sitting next to me is Dr. Naima Ahmed Mohamed. We are both doctors: we went to Medical School together and are now working as a …

Dr. Shukri and Dr. Naima specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Birth Injuries
Hargeisa, Somaliland
$299 more needed

31,100 surgeries performed in 42 years of which 90% of patients were underserved

I am a Professor and Senior Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at the Public Health and Welfare Centre in Chennai, India. I have always wanted to become a …

Dr. Sreemathi Seshadrinathan specializes in
      the repair of birth defects
Birth Defects
Chennai, India
$190 more needed

Performed over 3,300 surgeries in 28 years

When I was 23 years old, after being trained as a mechanic, I chose the civil service over the military service and went to the poorest regions of Bolivia. I lived for 3 …

Dr. Pietro Gamba specializes in
      trauma repair
Trauma Repair
Anzaldo, Bolivia