All the four Indian doctors in a hospital in Nigerian capital Abuja, who have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes, were given back their passports following intervention by the Indian High Commission in that country.
Indian-origin doctors across the globe have joined hands with the Indian government to launch a web portal for sharing expertise, skills, knowledge and resources with those in need of such services in India.
Four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will in Nigeria, want to return home and appealed to the Indian government to facilitate this.
The Abuja-based Indian private hospital Primus where they are working, meanwhile, appealed to them not to abandon their duties.
Indian doctors stationed at UN mission bases in South Sudan are providing critical healthcare services, including helping deliver babies, amid continued conflict and violence that has plagued the world`s youngest nation in recent months.
The UN mission in South Sudan has voiced appreciation for the critical work done at military field hospitals in the troubled nation by Indian doctors who have treated hundreds of patients during the fighting between the government and rebel forces.
Afflicted with a rare cancer that affected a large part of his face, leaving intact only the eyes and a 10 per cent survival chance, a 22-year-old from Congo has now received a new lease of life from a city-based hospital, which reconstructed his facial structure.