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Ines Calvete Barrios is Breaking Barriers and Saving Lives

Ines Calvete Barrios is Breaking Barriers and Saving Lives Ines Calvete Barrios’ career goal is to become a pediatrician, and she’s committed to transforming significant health disparities in the Latinx community. She faced domestic violence and poverty before and after immigrating to the United States. Now this college grad hopes to help others as a physician. By Doug McPherson Before…

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10 Remarkable African Women Breaking Barriers in Health Care

These incredible surgeons, GPs, gynecologists, and more are paving the way. By Aaron Rakhetsi  and  Nomthandazo Xaba The world of medicine truly evolved in 1847, when British physician Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to be admitted into a medical school in the US — and, two years later, when she was the first woman to receive a doctor’s degree.  In the 1800s, women faced…