Gift of the givers: Medical team hard at work

2011-09-14 00:00

The Gift of the Givers’ medical mission to Somalia is not only treating malnourished children, but it is also to provide much needed medical care to people suffering illness and injury. The team of 29 doctors, nurses, dieticians and other medical personnel works in Forlanini hospital in the north of Mogadishu. Among their patients is Tahliil Hussan (pictured), who was shot a couple of months ago, leaving the bullet lodged in his abdominal muscle. The team did not remove the bullet because it is not causing problems and the operation could cause more damage.

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