The request from CSIH came in 1997 – could I go to Armenia to review the hospital system and offer advice as to how they should proceed to make improvements?
I was introduced to CSIH in early 2001, when I reluctantly agreed to go to Croatia to advise on developing a population health survey. I was quite uncertain of what state the country would be in given its relatively recently involvement in the Serbian War.
I wanted to be an astronaut. It was my lifelong career ambition.
This week, on July 28, countries around the world will mark World Hepatitis Day by calling for increased access to hepatitis testing, prevention and treatment.
Viral hepatitis C is a serious liver disease that is spread through blood contact, and may lead to liver failure, cancer, cirrhosis and death, if left untreated. Some 300,000 Canadians are infected with the disease, and about half of them are unaware they are carrying it. Who are they?