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Doctor Provides Health Care Services to Communities in Lake Tanganyika Basin

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Amy Lehman is a surgeon and founder of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic in Sub-Saharan Africa. She provides health care services and basic medical kits with nets via a traveling ship to Central African people who live in the isolated Lake Tanganyika Basin. Millions living around the lake lack access to vital services like health care due to steep mountains and underdevelopment. "My goal is to bring services to these millions of people, because I believe their lives matter," Amy says.

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