Their life and actions guarantee the safe existence of others. Thanks to their devotion and courage tens, hundreds, thousands of people were spared a terrible fate. Neither wars nor natural disasters nor terrorism can stop them. In Africa, Middle East, Latin America and other ends of the world they invest not only their time, resources and security but also the most valuable – their life – to make the world a better place to live.
Dr. Emmanuel Taban is a former child refugee and pulmonologist from South Sudan. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he used a unique technique to save lives. The procedure, known as flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy, disposes of mucus in air passages. As a result, critically ill COVID-19 patients can breathe again.