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Send hope not flowers: Dr Barry Kirby

January 6th, 2015

Episode 164 of 1517 episodes

In the developing world, one in twenty women die in childbirth. Australian specialist, Barry Kirby is working to reduce maternal mortality in remote regions of Papua New Guinea.. It's been a twenty year journey for Barry to transform himself from a carpenter to a doctor. He's addressing the National Press Club today to highlight the largely preventable deaths in childbirth.