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Passionate & Prepared Personnel – Angola Day 20

Sam Fabiano


What components are necessary to promote health in a low-resource setting? Money, drugs, vaccines, facilities often come to mind. But in my experience the most vital but elusive of them all is passionate and prepared personnel – the people who bring actual life to lofty intentions. Here let me introduce Sam Fabiano. He’s an Angolan physician, educated in Russia and now interning under the director of Steve Foster. Sam is a very bright, conscientious, essential health leader here at Lubango Evangelical Medical Center. He represents a small but growing number of Angolan national physicians whose motive are exemplary and who quite intentional apply their skill on behalf their sick and wounded countrymen – those like this little girl with an open tibial fracture who Dr. Fabiano expertly operated last week.

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