Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor
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Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor

It takes 10 years to train as a surgeon in Ethiopia, but Seida Guadu learned how to carry out emergency operations in just three - she had previously qualified as a nurse.

Here she performs a Caesarean section to try to save the lives of a baby and his mother.

She's part of a scheme run by the Ethiopian government to improve access to safe, affordable surgical care.

A film by Lily Freeston, Ruth Evans and Hadra Ahmed for People Fixing the World.

  • 16 Sep 2019
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