“Harvard is number one in the world. I felt if I really want to reform health care systems and work in global health, why don’t I learn from the best?”
After a few months of working as a family practitioner in Lagos, Oluwatosin Omole realized that being a physician wouldn’t be enough for him. It broke his heart to see patients dying of malnutrition and preventable diseases. It was even worse to hear people crying for help as they were turned away for lack of money. He vowed then to reform Nigeria’s health care system, which only treats patients who have the means to pay for care.