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Medical museum makes plans for future

By David South Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine Newsletter (Toronto, Canada), Number 20, Spring, 1994 Being charged with setting up a high-calibre national medical museum isn’t easy in the best of times. The new Canadian Museum of Health and Medicine’s curator Felicity Pope wants things done right in these recessionary times.  Now housed at […]

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Can we talk? Hannah promotes communication between medical schools

By David South Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine Newsletter (Toronto, Canada), Number 18, Summer, 1993 The idiosyncracies of Canada’s medical schools can be both a strength and a drawback. An exchange program sponsored by the Hannah Institute hopes to bring the schools a little closer by opening up the communication lines from coast […]

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New Seniors’ Group Boosts ‘Grey Power’: Grey Panthers Chapter Opens With A Canadian Touch

By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), April 1993 Check your prejudices at the door, look beyond your self-interest, and open your mind, because the Grey Panthers are here in Canada. Joe Moniz, the 26-year-old founder of the Canadian Grey Panthers, is confident that his ambitious plans for a new national seniors’ organization are just what […]

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Health Care In Danger

Worrying breakdown in Ontario reforms By David South This Magazine (Canada), October-November, 1992 The Senior Citizens’ Consumer Alliance for Long-Term Care’s report on the Ontario New Democratic government’s health care reforms, released in July, documents what many people suspected: the much-needed reforms are mismanaged and dangerously close to chaos. The report compares the present crisis […]