Dr. Austin Tino: The Nigerian Doctor saving Boko Haram refugees 

He has always wanted to become a doctor to save lives and this is exactly with he is doing with few resources.

Dr. Austin Tino is a charismatic Cuban trained Nigerian doctor that has been working in with The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Since October 2015 his mission is to save millions of people in Boko Haram infested region of Nigeria.

His humanitarian work provides free healthcare, education and financial asistance to children and has helped a lot of families.

Dr. Tino said: “We have recorded success and then all of a sudden you hear there are attacks…”

The Boko Haram insurgency has triggered the displacement of 2.3 million people since May 2013. This is one of the fastest growing displacement crises in Africa. – UNICEF

Recently the Nigerian Army said it had reclaimed all territories earlier ransacked by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East of the country but the aftermath including economic impact is huge.

“…and we still have a lot of things to do, we need to roll our sleeves up, and dig in.” he added

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  • Dr. Tino is my colleague. This is his trueself. I admire him. Thank God for UNICEF supporting him. Boko Haram chldren victims know some succour. May this scourge discontinue. May his efforts bless lives far and beyond human imagination.

  • Dr.Tino has Saved alot of lives both Women and children in local communities with no means of survival and livelihood

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