Saturday, 14 June 2008

Dentist to tutor Tanzanians

From Bucks Free Press, London, UK
By James Nadal

A RETIRED dentist is hoping to save lives by passing on his expertise to nurses in Tanzania.

Stuart Cripps, 62, Winter Hill, Cookham, will be flying to Mwanza in the East African country in November to teach basic dentistry skills which are severely lacking in the region.

To fund the trip Mr Cripps and daughter Louise, 25, a junior doctor were tested to their peak.

They took on the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge - a climb of nearly 3,500 metres up Britain's highest mountains over three days.

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