- 'CNN Heroes: 10 Years On' is celebrating some of CNN's past heroes
- Dr. Georges Bwelle, a CNN Hero in 2013, is bringing free health care to rural villages in Cameroon
- Bwelle and his team spend almost every weekend seeing hundreds of patients
- There is just one doctor for every 5,000 people in the West African nation
Dr. Georges Bwelle was honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2013. Since his efforts began in 2008, Dr. Bwelle and his group have provided free medical care to more than 125,000 patients in Cameroon. He is planning a medical mission to Sierra Leone in June -- his first to another country.
Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN)For 21 years, Georges Bwelle watched his ill father slip in and out of consciousness, traveling to hospitals that weren't equipped to help him.