• Lucien Wasingya Kasereka, Uganda

    Our global network of #wardoctorheroes is at the heart of everything the foundation strives to achieve, and we are proud to introduce Dr Lucien Wasingya Lusenge from Uganda in this latest instalment. When Lucien was just 3 weeks old, he contracted a febrile disease and his health deteriorated rapidly....

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  • Youssef

    In this latest instalment of our #wardoctorheroes series, we’re proud to introduce Dr Youssef Saab from Lebanon, a surgeon who works just 3km from the Syrian border. We first met Youssef in 2018, when he attended our overseas HEST course in Beirut. On this specialised surgical training course, Youssef...

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  • Dr Samah

    We are proud to introduce Dr Samah in the latest instalment of our War Doctor Heroes. These features share the stories of our global family of surgeons. Their courage, diligence and dedication inspires everything that the Foundation strives to achieve. Dr Samah is the only female surgeon in Aden...

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  • Awss Amiad Yehva, Iraq

    We are delighted to feature Dr Awss from Iraq as our latest War Doctor Hero. Dr Awss was responsible for eight field hospitals in Iraq during the worst of the fight with ISIS and he continues to treat victims of war there. He has trained with us overseas and...

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  • Dr Aesha Alghamii-04

    War Doctor Heroes features the stories of our global family of surgeons. Their devotion to saving lives inspires us to keep moving forward. Conflict doesn’t stop, neither do we. In this feature, we’re proud to introduce Dr Aeshah from Libya.  Dr Aeshah travelled 1,000 miles to attend our HEST...

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  • omaredit

    This is Omar. He is an orthopaedic surgeon in Iraq. He came on one of our surgical training courses in 2018. We heard that, following a massive road traffic accident, a young patient was brought into his hospital with a compound hip fracture. He was losing so much blood...

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