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Now you can directly support Dr. Tom Catena’s life-saving work in the Nuba mountains. Every dollar donated to Dr. Tom’s Mother of Mercy Hospital through the Take Heart Foundation goes to Dr. Tom and the Mother of Mercy hospital to buy supplies, including vaccines and syringes, to support the local school and, most importantly, to continue to train the Nuba staff and prepare surgeons to one day operate their hospital independently. You can also expand your influence even further and become a fund raiser for Dr. Tom.
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THE HEART OF NUBA IS NOW ON HULU!

The Heart of Nuba is now available on Hulu — on your television, computer, tablet or phone. Have you arranged your viewing party?

If you don’t have Hulu, it is available on a free 30-day trial.

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Official Trailer: Heart of Nuba

NICHOLAS KRISTOF ON DR. TOM

From New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s email to readers”…One reader, Telford Walker of California, just sent in a $200,000 donation to a hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan run by Dr. Tom Catena…There’s also a great film about his work called ‘Heart of Nuba.’ Thanks to all the readers who over the years have donated so much time and money to the causes I’ve written about.

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The Heart of Nuba on CNNi. Watch a stirring segment with Dr. Tom Catena, producer/director Kenneth A. Carlson, the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof, and others.
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ABC News/Nightline: WHAT IT’S LIKE BEING THE ONLY DOCTOR IN WAR-TORN SUDAN’S NUBA MOUNTAINS. A moving and inspiring piece on ABC News/Nightline about Dr. Tom and The Heart of Nuba. Read and watch the segment HERE.

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DR. TOM CATENA - 2017 AURORA PRIZE LAUREATE

The prestigious Aurora Prize honors Dr. Tom Catena “for rekindling faith in humanity”.

PRESS

The Heart of Nuba on Voice of America

The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...

NEWS

HAPPENING IN SUDAN

A Message from Dr. Tom on Events in Sudan

Sudan News "April 11th, 2019 will hopefully be a big day in Sudanese history as it was the day that dictator Omar al-Bashir and his henchmen were removed from power after a 30 year reign of terror. He has presided over 3 separate bloody civil...

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Sudan: HRW on What Needs to Happen Next

Press FROM OUR COALITION MEMBERS: "The end of Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule provides a momentous opportunity for Sudan to put respect for human rights and rule of law at the center of its transition, Human Rights Watch said today. Sudan’s authorities...

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FILM UPDATES

The Heart of Nuba Awarded at Cinema for Peace in Berlin

On Februrary 11 The Heart of Nuba was honored with the Most Valuable Documentary Award at Cinema for Peace in Berlin on February 11. Katrina Carlson performed the film’s song “Bloom” for the audience. As an extra blessing, Dr. Tom was able to join us and...

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The Heart of Nuba on Voice of America

The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...

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MEET TOM CETENA

Nicholas Kristof: These Are Stories That Still Touch Me

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof travels around the U.S. and the world, shedding light on crises and unsung heroes. After 35 years at the Times, he compiled some of the work that is still particularly meaningful to him. Amid touching stories of...

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Tom Catena in Fresno, CA for Aurora Prize Tour

In addition to caring for the people of the Nuba Mountains, this year, as the Aurora Prize Initiative Chair, Dr. Tom has been traveling and speaking about the Mother of Mercy Hospital and the Aurora Prize, conveying what the prize meant to him, and...

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Dr. James Peck on Volunteering at Mother of Mercy Hospital

One of the gifts that has made it possible for Dr. Tom to travel and inspire others is having new doctors and  surgeons do volunteer stints at Mother of Mercy Hospital, arranged through the long-term supporters of Mother of Mercy at the Catholic Medical...

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