World Health Organization
Heroes for health: Africa
Mrs Mani Kanza
WHO/C. Petas

Since then, Mrs Kanza has carried out over 50 surgical interventions (all successful) including Caesarian sections, appendectomies, hernia operations and the removal of ovarian cysts.

At midnight on 24 November, Mrs Kanza delivered this baby boy by Caesarian section under the light of a hurricane lamp.

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