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Dr. Teck Young Wee, a Singaporean medical doctor, worked as a public health doctor in Afghanistan's Bamiyan Province for ten years. The name he uses, Hakim, was given to him when he served as a public health doctor among refugees on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. In the Dari language, "Hakim" means "local healer.” He now lives and works in Kabul as a mentor for the Afghan Peace Volunteers.