Flying Doctors

POSITIVE ROLE MODELS(Let the Exodus begin…)
About doers & makers…

This is Ola Orekunrin; at 27, she is England’s youngest doctor and the CEO of a program called Flying Doctors Nigeria. Uhm, AMAZING.

Aged 21, Orekunrin had already graduated from the University of York as a qualified doctor. She was then awarded the MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship and moved to Japan to conduct research in the field of regenerative medicine.

After moving back to Europe, the young doctor looked set for a promising career in medicine in the UK. But her desire to improve healthcare services in West Africa brought her back to her roots.

Orekunrin quit her job, sold her assets and went on to study evacuation models and air ambulance services in other developing countries before launching her ambitious venture, which enables her to combine her “deep love for medicine and Africa” with her growing passion for flying — Orekunrin is also a also a trainee helicopter pilot.

Read more on CNN’s website: http://cnn.it/1aSgYDH

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via Afrika Arise

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