War, Peace and Health

Canadians of all ages are delivering health care to people in war ravaged regions. Meet three Canadians who are rolling their sleeves up to make a difference. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy joins them along with peace advocate and mentor, Dr. Ursula Franklin, to talk about global health, conflict and the people they've met in far flung regions....
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Canadians of all ages are delivering health care to people in war ravaged regions. Meet three Canadians who are rolling their sleeves up to make a difference. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy joins them along with peace advocate and mentor, Dr.Ursula Franklin, to talk about global health, conflict and the people they've met in far flung regions.


Guests on the show:

  • Dr. Ursula Franklin, peace activist, distinguished professor and physicist. In November of 2012 Professor Franklin was invited to give an inaugural lecture on issues of peace and global health at the University of Toronto.  The endowed lecture is named after Zofia Pakula, a holocaust survivor and a physician, who after the Second World War, made her home in Canada, and in Toronto. Urusla's lecture was called Ask: How are you? NOT Who are you? Reflections on Public Health and Peace.

  • Andrew Kapoor, second year medical student at the University of Toronto.

  • Nadia Fazal, doctoral student, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.
     
  • Raghu Venugopal, assistant professor of medicine, University of Toronto.

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