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Mana Lumumba-Kasongo

Mana Lumumba-Kasongo

Dr. Mana Lumumba-Kasongo is a board-certified emergency physician as well as a nationally published writer. Born in the then Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Kasongo has spent much of her adult life in the pursuit of both of her passions--medicine and journalism.

Dr. Lumumba-Kasongo is a WMC SheSource expert on healthcare policy, Africa, and international issues. 

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“Supa”: A Report from Kenya

“Supa”: A Report from Kenya

June 22, 2009

The author, a medical doctor and writer, learned in an African village the truth behind the alarming worldwide maternal health statistics—when she was asked to treat a patient whose only resource was her mother, frantically urging her to “push.” More »