On Thursday, July 11, 2019 the U.S. Ambassador to the DRC, Michael Hammer and his wife Margret Bjorgulfdottir hosted a reception in honor of Dikembe and Rose Mutombo at their private residence in the capital city of Kinshasa. The entire Dikembe Mutombo Foundation delegation attended the event.
DMF Delegation: Dikembe and Rose Mutombo, Atlanta, Georgia Drs. Louis and Mimi Kanda, DMF senior medical advisors, Washington, D.C. Prof. Elhanan Bar-On, M.D. – Dir. Israel Center for Disaster Medicine& Humanitarian Response -Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel Prof. Eliezer Schwartz, M.D. The Institute of Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases – Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel Dr. Helena Ndume, opthalmologist and her eye surgery team (specialty – cataract surgery), Windhoek, Namibia Dr. Colleen Kraft Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia David Davis, histology consultant, ASCP for new Pathology Lab – San Jose, Costa Rica Coco Kanda, Bio-Medical Engineer – Washington Hospital Center – Washington, D.C. Elaine Hudson, Founder & CEO, Nurses with Purpose (registered nurses – volunteer organization) Charlotte, N.C. Ruffin Nsumbu, DMF Administrator Louman Mpoy, BMMH Administrator