Thaim B. Kamara, Mbchb, Fwacs
Hospital Care Manager and Head of the Department o
Surgeons OverSeas (SOS)
Thaim B. Kamara, MBChB, FWACS is Hospital Care Manager and Head of the Department of Surgery at Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone; Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone; a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons; and a Commissioner for the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. Dr. Kamara trained in general surgery and urology at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Prior to that he worked as a Medical Officer in Freetown, Kambia, and Port Loko, Sierra Leone after studying medicine in Egypt. Dr. Kamara was born in Mambolo in northern Sierra Leone where he received his primary and secondary education.