By Henry Oduah | QED
Arguably the most popular doctor at the moment, Dr Stella Immanuel is receiving a lot of attention following a viral video of her advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus.
Cameroonian-born doctor, Stella Immanuel shot into global limelight when she made an impassioned plea advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of Covid 19. A video of her arguments in support of the controversial treatment went viral and was viewed by over 13 million times on Facebook and YouTube, before but both platforms took it down.
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The 55-year-old was born in Cameroon and studied medicine at the University of Calabar in Nigerian between 1984 and 1990.
Stella Immanuel who is a pastor, founded the Fire Power Ministries in 2002. Her church’s website says she is a “true daughter of Dr D.K. Olukoya of Mountain of Fire and Miracles ministries.” a prominent Pentecostal church in Nigeria.
Stella Immanuel says she is single and lists three daughters as her children.
Below are the facts Qed.ng knows about one of her daughters, Mima Fondong.
Mima was born in Houston but her origins are in Cameroon.
She spent two years in Cameroon “to learn her heritage”, she before she moved to settle in Louisianna.
Fondong is a 2013 graduate of Alexandria Senior High School.
Fondong is a graduate of Baylor University where she obtained a B.S.Ed. (Health Science Studies/Pre-med) in 2017. She later attended University of Westminster, in London where she obtained a Master’s degree in Global Public Health and Nutrition 2018.
A Rotary Club newsletter from Shreveport, Louisiana, says that Fondong received a $26,000 scholarship to study in London, where she studied global health and nutrition with a focus on disease prevention and treatment.
According to her LinkedIn page, Fondong is now based in Houston, Texas.
Fondong, in an interview with Baylor University, said she grew up surrounded by people with careers in health care and wanted to be a doctor from a young age.
“My goal is to continue learning and investing in my education so that I can use all of what I’ve learned to one day invest in the lives of my future patients,” she said.
– At Baylor University, Fondong contested in the school’s Miss Green and Gold pageant.
– She was also the president of the African Student Association at the varsity.
She is hoping to continue her studies to become a doctor like a mother.
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