An Amazing Nun

Sr Miriam Duggan FMSA, FRCOG (82) is a native of Limerick, Ireland.

In 1969 she was one of the first qualified obstetricians in Uganda. She headed the maternity unit of Nsambia Hospital, Kampala for 30 years.

In this 30 minute interview Sr Miriam discusses her experiences, including : 
  • Addressing the Ugandan parliament on abortion. 
  • The abstinence programme for HIV which reduced the incidence from 25% to 6% 
  • The role of Mother Kevina (Kearney) in the development of health care in Uganda. 
  • Conscientious Objection for pro life medical students and health care personnel. 
  • UK abortion experiences. 
She also mentions her early medical training and specialisation in obstetrics.

What a wonderful woman!


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