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Dr. Mulualem Gesesse, The Doctor who is saving lives of thousands of babies in Ethiopia

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the neonatal intensive care unit at Yekatit 12 Hospital is primitive to say the least. For the preterm babies, whose lungs require constant pressure to prop up air sacs in their lungs, a standard CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine is unavailable. So the doctor there, Mulualem Gessesse, and her nurses had to get a little ...

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