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Africa: Celebrity Doctor Urges Private Sector to 'Step Up' in Affordable Healthcare

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Nairobi — Dr Micheal Obeng dreams came true beyond his wildest dreams and he believes the best is yet to come. Dr Obeng, originally from Ghana, is the only African plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills.

Living the quintessential American dream, he chooses not to rest on his laurels by helping rebuild shattered lives.

Growing up in rural Ghana, Obeng lived with his grandmother ... he was a bright kid and from an early age he wanted to be a doctor like the gentleman who treated his grandmother who suffered from high blood pressure. It was however not until he saw charity organisation Operation Smile perform reconstructive surgery on a neighbour's child as a teen, that he decided that he wanted to be

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