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Dr. Oscar Kashala, presidential candidate for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), spoke to the Milton community about his life and work on January 11, in Straus Library. Trained at the University of Kinshasa, University of Lausanne, World Health Organization, Harvard and MIT, Dr. Kashala is an oncologist and pathologist who is a global leader in clinical and research efforts to bring new cures for infectious diseases, cancer, AIDS and HIV to the developing world. At Harvard Medical School and other American universities, he works with faculty to collaborate with African universities and hospitals in projects that will bring modern health care facilities, a research institute, drinkable water and a sewage treatment facility to Butembo and other cities.