Ronald Ross conquered malaria

Listen again to the story of scientist and Christian, Ronald Ross. He discovered the cause of malaria and how it is transmitted to animals. This opened the way to fighting the disease and saving millions of lives. Broadcast on 7Jan18

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Helen Roseveare – doctor to Congo

Helen Roseveare – doctor to Congo

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.

Norman Borlaug – saved a billion lives

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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John Flynn – the greatest Australian

John Flynn – the greatest Australian

$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). Press play to listen or download.

James Young Simpson – inventor of anaesthetics

James Young Simpson – inventor of anaesthetics

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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Louis Braille – inventor of 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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