Dr. Nikki Blackwell, an anesthesiologist on the Amman program, explains the specific features of this surgical project, describing the difficulties involved as well as the new techniques employed and her initial grounds for satisfaction.
Nasir is 37 years old. He lives with his wife and six children in the district of Babylone south of Baghdad. He earns a living doing odd jobs. In January he found himself standing five meters from two people who blew themselves up in a market. Six months later, Nasir has undergone reconstructive surgery in Amman.
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