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The Heart of Nuba

This programme filmed before al-Bashir was ousted, follows Dr Tom Catena and his mostly local staff as they work to save lives under the threat of daily bombardment.

For thirty years Omar al-Bashir the former president of Sudan, waged a brutal and bloody war on his own people. This programme filmed before al-Bashir was ousted, features Dr Tom Catena an American doctor and missionary who has been working in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan for over thirteen years, treating as many as 400 patients a day at the Mother of Mercy Hospital. We follow Dr Tom and his mostly local staff as they work tirelessly to save lives under the threat of daily bombardment during al-Bashir's regime.

50 minutes

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