Scientologist Marc Koska was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his work to invent a self-destructing syringe and his educational initiative to stamp out the use of unsafe injections in Third World countries. His video is available at the Scientology website.
In 1984, as the world was learning of a new disease called HIV/AIDS, Koska, then 23, read an article predicting that unsafe injections would spread the disease like a plague.
That’s when his life changed.
“Appalled at the prospect of such an avoidable catastrophe, I decided there and then to try and do something about it,” the father of three from Sussex, England, writes on his website.
He set out to invent an inexpensive syringe that could be used only once, thus thwarting the spread of the disease through repeat injections. Although his concept was in place, Koska had no idea how to go about it….>>