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Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer appears in the following:

Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation

Monday, May 20, 2013

Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses working in Haiti, health and human rights, and his role as a voice for global health equity and social justice. His new book, To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation, is a collection of speeches about the encouraging ways to improve the lives of the billions of people around the world without access to health care, safe drinking water, decent schools, and other basic human rights.

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Haiti After the Earthquake

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Dr. Paul Farmer discusses the massive earthquake that destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in January 2010, killing hundreds of thousands of people. In Haiti After the Earthquake, Farmer describes the suffering and resilience he encountered while treating the injured in Haiti. He explores the social problems that made Haiti so vulnerable to the earthquake—the issues he says make it an "unnatural disaster."

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Dr. Paul Farmer on Haiti

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Dr. Paul Farmer, Professor at Harvard medical school, co-founder of Partners in Health and UN deputy special envoy to Haiti, discusses his work in the relief effort in Haiti.

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Breathing Room

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

We’ve all seen the black smoke pouring out of chimneys all around the city. But just what’s behind that pollution, and what is the city doing to help clean up the air? Also today: Comptroller John Liu; Paul Farmer, UN deputy special envoy to Haiti; and Louis Menand on the ...