Melia (on the right in the green striped shirt) works as a cleaner at the fistula care unit at Bwaila Maternity Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. She is a very hard worker and a true inspiration for the other patients and staff. She had fistula surgery over a year ago and is completely dry. She needed some additional surgery, which was performed by Jeff Wilkinson and his team the week before this video was shot.
One day at 6:00 in the morning, Melia was ready for singing.
For more on UNC’s Maternal and Neonatal Health Program in Malawi, visit http://malawimaternalhealth.org