Doctor for the Congo (Helen Roseveare)

Doctor for the Congo (Helen Roseveare)

helen_roseveare 5Helen Roseveare went as a missionary doctor to the Congo in 1953 to serve an area with a population of 2.5 million, but with no doctor. This was broadcast on Southern FM on 25Jun17. Press play to listen or right click download. Play time is 6 minutes.

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He saved a billion lives-Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug has been credited with saving the lives of one billion people from death by starvation. Listen again to his story. He was a Christian agricultural scientist who made the “green revolution” possible. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 26Mar17

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The greatest Australian – John Flynn

The greatest Australian – John Flynn

$20-backListen to the story of Reverend John Flynn, the greatest Australian. He appears on the Australian $20 note. Songs of Hope program Sunday 19Mar17. (3 mins)

Inventor of anaesthetics – James Young Simpson

Inventor of anaesthetics – James Young Simpson

Listen again to a Songs of Hope special. It was broadcast on 5Mar17 on Songs of Hope. Its the story of James Young Simpson, the Scot who invented anaesthetics in the 1800s. Program produced and directed by Rod Carr.

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Inventor of braille – Louis Braille

Listen again to the story of Louis Braille. He was the devout Christian who invented the braille reading system for the blind but was not honoured until after his death. Broadcast on Southern FM on 5Feb17

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Almost a saint-Mary Glowrey

Listen to the story of Mary Glowrey. Mary Glowrey was an Australian Catholic Christian who went to India after the first World War and spent her working life caring for the sick there. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 8Jan17

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