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Laila M F Mekawi

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 01 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2447
  1. Hisham Abdel Rahman,
  2. Madiha Elsawi

As a medical student, Laila M F Mekawi combined a joyous approach to life and friendships with a natural affinity for medicine built on her extraordinary empathy for patients. Her father, Fakhry Mekawi, was a pioneer in establishing medical services in Saudi Arabia. This experience had a profound impact on Laila’s …

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