Meet Dr Barry Kirby AO: a carpenter-turned-doctor who is saving the lives of new mothers and babies in remote communities across Papua New Guinea.

Get to know our 2022 Science & Healthcare Awardee, Dr Barry Kirby AO, as he shares his insight and international career journey as Founder & CEO of not-for-profit organisation, The Hands of Rescue. Dr Kirby has dedicated the second half of his life to reducing maternal mortality across PNG, providing remote maternal health checks, training midwives and delivering ‘baby bundles’ to incentivise expectant mothers to attend health clinics for the safe delivery of their babies. Read more.