Sending hope not flowers to support Dr Barry Kirby's life-saving PNG work

By Clare Colley
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:26pm, first published May 9 2014 - 6:09pm

Barry Kirby's harrowing stories of his quest to curb the number of mothers dying during childbirth in Papua New Guinea have prompted an outpouring of donations, with one woman pledging to bequeath her house to the cause after the doctor's National Press Club address on Wednesday.

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