Lecture in language


Tomáš Šebek (CZE)

Surgeon Without Borders and writer

„In recent years, I have stopped wearing the white clothes. The civil approach works for patients, it suddenly makes you a human. And that means much more than when the white coat makes you a doctor.“


Tomáš left his safe surgery practice in the Czech Republic and helps the wounded in war zones with Doctors Without Borders. He was on his first mission 9 years ago, he has already had five of them to date. His experiences from foreign missions are documented in readable books. After returning from his last post at South Sudan, he published the book Africká zima (African Winter).

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