Dr. James Orbinski, a prominent doctor and humanitarian whose research focuses on global health and equitable access to health care technologies, will speak at the University of Manitoba on October 28.
Orbinski was president of Médecins Sans Frontiérs/Doctors Without Borders from 1998 to 2001, during which time the organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He is founder of Dignitas International, the author of the award winning book An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the 21st Century and subject of the compelling Patrick Reed documentary, Triage: Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma.
Orbinski is an associate professor of Medicine and Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is also a researcher and clinician at St. Michael’s Hospital at the U of T.
Who: Dr. James Orbinski
When: Wednesday, October 28, 2:30 p.m.
Where: E3-270, Engineering and Information Technology Centre, University of Manitoba
For more information contact Tony Rogge, Director of the International Centre for Students, University of Manitoba, 474-8502.