Dr Dan Murphy - the founder of the Bairo Pite Clinic
Dr Daniel Murphy, the founder of the Bairo Pite Clinic in Timor-Leste. Dr Murphy has spent his career treating victims of disease in Mozambique, Laos, Nicaragua and, most recently, Timor-Leste. He arrived in the former Portugese colony in 1998 and says what followed was the two most dangerous years of his life as he treated people injured in a conflict which is estimated to have claimed the lives of 14 hundred civilians. He still lives and works in Timor-Leste in the Bairo Pite Clinic where he treats victims of tuberculosis, HIV, yellow fever and many other diseases. He also assists in the delivery of up to 100 babies a month.