Posted on: 04 Aug 2023
Congratulations to the 2023 Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Recognition Award Winner:
Serigne Magueye Gueye, MD, FWACS
Dr. Gueye has worked very hard on programs that help improve urological care in some of the lowest-resourced parts of the world and holds an exemplary record of treatment and training in international programs.
He is Professor of Urology at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar in Senegal and Chair of Urology and Andrology at Hôpital General de Grand Yoff in Dakar, Senegal. He also serves as director of Institut pour la Formation et la Recherche en Urologie et en Santé de la Famille, a non-profit organization dedicated to building capacity and developing research in Urology and Reproductive health throughout Africa.
Among his many honors, Dr. Gueye received the United Nations Medal for Peace for his service as a field surgeon for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994.
Dr. Gueye is part of the growth and training of medical doctors, surgical nurses and other healthcare professionals through his work with many international programs, including the United Nations Population Fund, Engender Health and the Women and Health Alliance International, where he runs training workshops in many sub-Saharan African countries.
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