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South Sudanese surgeon ‘humbled’ to receive 2018 Nansen Award

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South Sudanese surgeon ‘humbled’ to receive 2018 Nansen Award

UNHCR Africa, 01 Oct 2018

URL: http://www.unhcr.org/afr/news/latest/2018/10/5badfc784/south-sudanese-surgeon-humbled-receive-2018-nansen-award.html
Dr. Atar runs the only functional hospital in Upper Nile State, an area larger than Ireland or Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire combined. Located in the town of Bunj, in Maban County, it serves more than 200,000 people, including 144,000 refugees from Sudan.