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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY IAN TIMBERLAKE Heart surgeon Gino Strada... News PhotoAfrica,Built Structure,Expertise,Gino Strada,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Khartoum,Open-Heart Surgery,Sudan,Surgeon,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY IAN TIMBERLAKE Heart surgeon Gino Strada speaks with AFP at the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, which bills itself as Africa's only high-standard specialist facility offering free open-heart operations, on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan, on February 20, 2013. The hospital is featured in Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern's 'Open Heart', which is nominated in the 2013 Oscars' Documentary Short category. It tells the story of eight Rwandan children and teens, one only three years old, who leave home to get life-saving heart operations at Salam Centre, which is run by the Italian non-governmental organisation Emergency. AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)