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Healthcare innovation in our backyard
New Times

Few 24-year-olds have the persistence and confidence of Rebeca Ponce. A born-and-raised SLO native, Ponce decided she wanted to volunteer with Ugandan North American Medical Society (UNAMS).

“I didn’t take no for an answer,” she said. “I basically just asked them what I needed to get done in order to go to Uganda with the team.”

Numerous immunizations and a long conversation with her parents later, Ponce set out.