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Friday 3 July 2015

Cuba's medical breakthrough?

The press have hailed a medical breakthrough from Cuba. It is reported that a Cuban team have made a breakthrough in stopping the transmission of HIV from mother to child during gestation.
Let us be clear about this; the Cubans are not the first. Over a decade ago, a Swiss paediatrician, Dr Beat Richner was producing amazing results in his Kantha Bopha children's hospitals in Cambodia. At the time, despite his results the WHO refused to back his work and he raised money by playing his cello for tourists. This man is a real hero who doesn't get the credit he so richly deserves. Over six ago I wrote about the doctor here

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