2018 Nansen Award

Dr. Evan Atar Adaha won the 2018 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nansen award in Switzerland. The Honourable Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Sadiya Umar Farouq was at the event to congratulate Dr. Evan for his noteworthy dedication in providing medical assistance to people escaping from strife in Sudan and South Sudan, as well as other host communities.

Dr. Evan, a Surgeon from South Sudan runs the only hospital in the north east of South Sudan with a capacity of over 200,000 patients including 144,000 Refugees.

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