World Health Day

Doctors in their own words

Photographs and information courtesy of the "Caring Physicians of the World" initiative of the World Medical Association

Benito Atienza


Emily Chan

Hong Kong, China

Hoang Dinh Cau

Viet Nam

Malegapuru Makgopa

South Africa

Valentin Pokrovski

Russian Federation

Sister Lucia Yu

South Korea

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