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Dr. Roberto Belmar, Santiago Chile's Public Health Director, at the RSPM


On Tuesday, July 22nd we had the pleasure of hearing Dr. Roberto Belmar, the current Director of Santiago Chile’s Public Health Zone, speak at the RPSM. Dr. Belmar has a special relationship with our Department. In the 1970’s he came to Montefiore as a political refugee and worked for many years in the Social Medicine […]

Health Activism in the UK

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A very partial listing… Medact: formed from the Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons and the Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Medact “speaks out for countless people across the globe whose health, wellbeing and access to proper health care are severely compromised by the effects of war, poverty and environmental damage.” We are particularly […]