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one health heroine’s work to improve community health
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one health heroine’s work to improve community health

Please can you introduce yourself and tell us what inspired your career as a doctor? Born and raised in Mali, Dr. Mariam has dedicated her life to caring for the health of her community, particularly regarding child mortality. When it came to university, Mariam initially hoped to study engineering. However, this changed when she repeatedly witnessed her family's inability to access timely care for her siblings, resulting in the loss of three sisters. She began her medical career by attending the University of Bamako's Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry and graduated in 2007. After graduation, she set out to improve the socio-health outcomes of Malians living in vulnerable communities, focusing on providing quality and timely maternal and child health servic...