28-year-old sickle cell survivor becomes medical doctor

28-year-old sickle cell survivor becomes medical doctor

- Musonda Mwilwa has fulfilled her dream of becoming a medical doctor despite negative comments from people towards sickle cell anaemia patients

- The 28-year-old is a sickle cell anaemia survivor whose mother is instrumental to her academic success

- Mwilwa was among the 31 doctors that were recently inducted by Zambia Medical Association at Lusaka Apex Medical University

Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in

A 28-year-old sickle cell anaemia survivor Musonda Mwilwa has fulfilled her dream of becoming a medical doctor.

Mwilwa said she had always wished to be a medical doctor even after she was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia when she was nine months old, Times of Zambia reports.

YEN.com.gh gathers that the 28-year-old lady was among the 31 doctors that were inducted by Zambia Medical Association at Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) on Thursday, January 30.

READ ALSO: Ghanaian widow & coconut hawker gets 2-bedroom house with new business from donors

28-year-old sickle cell survivor becomes medical doctor

Musonda Mwilwa. Photo credit: Times of Zambia
Source: UGC

According to Mwilwa, whenever she was going through pain, her mother was her source of comfort who assured her that her future was bright and extraordinary.

She said: “Despite people displaying their negative attitude, I never allowed this negative mindset to stop my ambition of becoming a doctor one day."

READ ALSO: Beloved driver who drove students for 55 years buried in special school bus casket

In other news, a large group of Ghanaians have been captured in a video on a loud and noisy funeral procession with drumming and dancing at an unidentified location abroad.

YEN.com.gh sighted the video on Ghanacelebrities.com in which the entire street was covered by the crowd of Ghanaians on the procession.

Though not explicitly stated, the deceased must have been a very popular individual in a Ghanaian community abroad, judging by the massive extent of the funeral celebration.

Enjoy reading our stories? Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Ghana news!

"I don't believe there is a president in Ghana" - Frustrated taxi driver speaks | #Yencomgh

Subscribe to watch new videos

Get interactive via our Facebook page.

Source: Yen.com.gh

Mailfire view pixel