Meet Tom Catena
Meet the man who has selflessly and courageously served the needs of a forgotten people as the region is bombed by the country’s President’s forces.
Ratiba Ibrahim Kodi is one of the Mother of Mercy Hospital’s first nurses. She has treated the ill and patched...
Catena is being honored for his humanitarian efforts — treating a staggering number of diseases, from malaria to brain injuries, since 2008. He will be awarded a Doctorate of Medical Science.
“They had never seen a sponge, much less a syringe. Now there are 200 people on staff, almost all Nuban.”
“Thus far, Sudanese government forces have bombed the facility 11 times. “
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof in an op-ed on November 14, 2015: "Dr. Tom, as he is known, battles leprosy, delivers babies and amputates arms of kids hit by shrapnel. He pulls maggots out of burn wounds and struggles to get United...
The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof travels to the Nuba Mountains.