International Humanitarian Hero – Dr. Azad K. Anand, MD
Dr. Anand is an accomplished doctor, businessman, community leader and humanitarian who believes that one becomes a physician because they have the heart to be of service to humanity. While traveling in Africa, Dr. Anand learned of a high incidence of renal disease in Zimbabwe and the lack of proper treatment options available there like Dialysis. Considering how he could help this community, he sought to forge a partnership with the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society. Dr. Anand and the Zimbabwe Red Cross are working together to open a dialysis center in one of the organization’s existing medical centers in the capital, Harare.
Lifesaving CPR Hero - Kathy Falco
Katherine Falco of Elmont, N.Y is a retired pediatric nurse who works part-time as a sales associate at Buy Buy Baby. One evening last September, Falco was on shift at the Garden City store when she was alerted of a 4-week old baby who had stopped breathing. Falco immediately sprang into action and performed life-saving CPR. Her quick thinking and training ultimately saved the boy’s life.
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