Honoring Humility

20 years ago, Evan Atar Adaha was told that pursuing humanitarian work in Sudan was a death wish. 2 decades on, the surgeon is still working around the clock, leading a facility serving 200,000, mostly refugees and people displaced by conflict in Sudan and South Sudan. This week, he took home the UN Refugee Agency's Nansen Refugee Award.

Despite his team's immense challenges, bedside manner is central for Atar, who prioritizes both the emotional and medical needs of his patients. 

“We have to do what we think is correct, and where there is war, that is where we are needed,” he said.

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