Adonis Aboud and Dr Christopher B-lynch were amongst the 10 Africans awarded at the 21st annual Gathering of Africa’s Best (GAB) in London. Founder of Pikin Bizness Adonis Aboud was awarded for his work in support of children by providing health related assistance, economic and educational support. This charity has saved the lives of several children from Sierra Leone who have had serious health conditions such as congenital heart diseases and who would not have lived if they had not received treatment abroad. Pikin Bizness has raised the funds and partnered with international NGOs such as Chain of Hope to ensure they are able to transport children and young people at risk of dying to other countries such as France, India and Ghana for complicated surgeries. Dr. B-Lynch was awarded for his contribution in the field of medicine. B-Lynch graduated at Oxford and St Bartholomew (Batts) Medical, College, London. He became Lecturer and Senior Registrar at Batts in 1981-83 and assistant to the Queen’s Gynecologist. He was appointed Consultant to the Oxford region, based at the Milton Keynes area – Milton Keynes General Hospital (NHS Trust). He was among the first Consultants to set up the hospital which opened on 8th April 1984. He is a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee as recognition of his outstanding contribution to the medical profession.
By Ophaniel Gooding