ABC News profiles former U.

Diplomat in charge of building the 1st maternity hospital in her country of Somalia. ‘I could possess retired and lived someplace else in the world, but I think I would have found it tough to live with myself,’ Adan told ABC Information, according to the news services. In 1991, she ‘cashed in her pension from the World Health Organization, sold most of her belongings and jewelry – – including her preferred car, a Mercedes – – and spent $300,000 of her own money to build a hospital,’ the news headlines services writes. ‘Today, the Edna Adan University Hospital has treated over 14,000 sufferers and delivered more than 12,000 babies,’ ABC Information notes. Continue reading