On our first trip to Sierra Leone in May 2006, no one was more popular than our physician, Dr. André Panossian. As the infrastructure for the country was decimated during the civil war, the ability for local and foreign medical aide to reach remote areas decreased dramatically. Since the end of the war many organizations and individuals are trying to draw attention to the great need for the most basic medical care. In conjunction with these efforts, The Gondobay Manga Foundation is also allied with Malaria No More–the Millenium Promise Fund’s organization dedicated to providing chemically treated bed nets to every household in Africa.

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