Q&A with Nigeria�s Flying Doctor Ola Orekunrin

— interview by Monica Mark. This interview has been edited and condensed.

What inspired you to start Flying Doctors Nigeria?

This was mainly inspired by my younger [12-year-old] sister dying, here in Nigeria, because she couldn�t access an emergency service.

There wasn�t an air ambulance service in Nigeria when you started out. How did you know where to start?

I think if you look across the developing world as a whole there�s a lot of opportunities from the West that can sort of be hacked and brought to Africa � sometimes even in an improved form.

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