TITLE

Getting involved: donating time, money and expertise to global health

AUTHOR(S)
Bryden, Lisa
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1020
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of the support of health care professionals and medical students in Canada to international health care organizations and medical relief efforts on the alleviation of poor health care condition in impoverished nations. It discusses the efforts of David Ponka and Bill Hanlon, both medical professionals, in providing medical aid to poor countries including Chad and Tibet. In addition, a list of Canadian organizations looking for overseas volunteers from medical sector which includes the Canadian Africa Community Health Alliance, Canadian Public Health Association and the Canadian Relief Foundation are presented.
ACCESSION #
27236694

 

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