Ugandan woman gives birth to baby girl mid-flight with help from Toronto doctor
Dr. Aisha Khatib holding Miracle Aisha (@AishaKhatib/Twitter)
A Toronto doctor's skills were put to the test last month when she was called upon to help perform a delivery on a flight across Africa.
Dr. Aisha Khatib says she works well under pressure, so when the flight attendant on her Qatar Airways flight asked if there was a doctor on board, she wasted no time volunteering her skills.
The flight departed from Qatar on Dec. 7 and was bound for Uganda, where Khatib was travelling for work.
“It was about an hour into the flight,” Khatib told CTV News Toronto on Friday. “They basically asked if there was a doctor or medical personnel on board.”
Khatib, who works as the clinical director of travel medicine at MEDCAN and assistant professor …
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