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Norman humanitarian group brings health care to heart of Africa

Norman humanitarian group 1040i has medical and construction teams working in Africa’s Ivory Coast this month. However, their ability to help may be in danger because Ivory Coast customs won’t release a container shipped from the United States filled with new supplies.

BY LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN Modified: February 9, 2013 at 10:35 pm •  Published: February 10, 2013

A medical team of surgeons, medical students, nurses and others has traveled this month deep into Africa’s Ivory Coast with a Norman nonprofit humanitarian organization to bring health care to what some refer to as “the forgotten people.”

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