Mountains Beyond Mountains

Mountains Beyond Mountains

The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World

Book - 2013
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Traces the efforts of Dr. Paul Farmer to transform healthcare on a global scale, documenting his visits to some of the world's most impoverished regions and the unconventional methods that enabled him to improve and save lives.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2013
ISBN: 9780385743181
Characteristics: 272 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: French, Michael 1944-


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bibliotechnocrat Dec 07, 2016

This is an inspiring biography of Paul Farmer, humanitarian extraordinaire. From building a hospital out of nothing in nowheresville Haiti, treating TB victims in Russian prisons and Peruvian villages, to finding ways to lower drug costs for multiple resistant TB treatments.... The man must be exhausting to work with. A bit of a hagiography, this is nonetheless a good read that shows what one man can do to make the world a better place.


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