Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 11th, 2004
Sima Samar, MD, opened several hospitals, health clinics and schools for girls and women in Afghanistan through the nonprofit Shuhada Organization she established in 1989. She is now head of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission.
Caroline Kennedy, president of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, called Samar "a woman of extraordinary political courage and physical bravery."
"In the face of constant danger, she has persevered, providing critical...
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