South Sudanese surgeon, Dr Evan Atar Adaha has been named the 2018 winner of UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award. The Prestigious humanitarian award is presented every year to an individual or organization that has dedicated their time, energy and resources to help people forcibly displaced from their homes.
Dr Atar has been honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan. He is based in Bunj, in north-eastern South Sudan, where he runs the only functional hospital, serving more than 200-thousand people.
Oromo said, at 2018-11-07 14:10:35: