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Video: Saving Lives by Bringing U.K. Skills to Ghana’s Young Surgeons

While his two breast cancer clinics help women in Ghana access lifesaving healthcare, Dr. Paul Ofori-Atta’s charity, MOTEC-Life, gives young Ghanaian surgeons access to some of the U.K.’s best doctors, so they can use their new skills to treat children back home.

Written by William Davies Published on Read time Approx. 0 minutes

Ghanaian surgeon Dr. Paul Ofori-Atta is helping transform the country’s health service, with a focus on children’s health and breast cancer care. As founder of the charity MOTEC-Life, he brings the best British surgeons to Ghana twice a year to train Ghanaian surgeons, and takes Ghana’s best young surgeons to the U.K. so they can train there for two years before bringing their new skills back home.

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