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Aggett, Neil: Connexipedia Article
South African physician and labour activist who was tortured and killed by the apartheid 'security forces'. (1953-1982).
Allende, Salvador: Connexipedia Article
Democratically elected socialist president of Chile, overthrown and killed in a coup engineered by the CIA. (1908-1973).
Bethune, Norman: Connexipedia Article
Canadian Communist physician, and medical innovator who developed the first mobile blood-transfusion service in Spain in 1936. (1890-1939).
The doctors who care
Callwood, June
An article about the Medical Reform Group of Ontario (MRG), a group of progressive doctors who are challenging the medical establishment and who take the position that their profession has a responsib...
Doctors with Borders
Duran, Franci; Gibson, Hugh; Betswoth, Marc; Van Borek, Aaron
The story of four foreign trained doctors who are struggling to become licensed to practise medicine in Ontario.
From Gaza, with Love
El-Farra, Dr. Mona
A blog by Dr. Mona El-Farra, about women, health, children and human rights in Occupied Palestine.
Progressive doctors condemn opting out
Sussman, Rhonda
An interview with Toronto physicians Miriam Garfinkle and Fred Freedman, members of the Medical Reform Group of Ontario.
Schweitzer, Albert: Connexipedia Article
German-French theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. (1875-1965).
Some Lives: A GP's East End
Widgery, David
The author, a Marxist and a doctor, writes about the patients he treated in Canary Wharf - a community in East London plagued by poverty and crime.

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Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
Physicians For Human Rights-Israel was founded with the goal of struggling for human rights, in particular the right to health, in Israel and the Occupied Territories. Human dignity, wellness of mind ...

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Bannister, Roger
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British runner, first to run the mile in under four minutes.
Doctors' Strike
Medical Care and Conflict in Saskatchewan
Badgley, Robin; Wolfe, Samuel
If the doctor is listening, you have 11 seconds
Noakes, Susan
U.S. study found that just 36% of doctors posed an open-ended question to get patients to talk.
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