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Amid the buffoonish Obamacare posturing in Washington, it’s easy to forget that Americans universally, if even through the emergency room, have access to the best medical treatment in the world. If you want to see a real healthcare crisis, then head to the developing world, where 1 billion people don’t have physical access to a hospital, clinic or doctor of any kind. Some 400 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Rural villagers there know that if a child comes down with a fever, the two-day walk for medical treatment can turn a minor ailment into a death sentence.

In West Africa, Dr. Raj Panjabi is testing something that might solve this problem. His non-profit, Last…

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