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Media
La Source News Article September 2011CNIS French Article in La Source September 2011 Helene Lequitte “Rendez-vous avec l’Afrique”
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Vickie Grandinetti (far left) and Genelle Leifso (far right) with nursing students in Gondar, Ethiopia

Article by Vickie Grandinetti for Vancouver Coastal Health.
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On the International Front
Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC) Newsletter 2010
Dr. Wylam Faught
The Square Knot
Summer 2009
Ronald Lett, M.D.
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CAGS CNIS Gulu ReportCanadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) Newsletter
Summer 2009
Ghee Hwang FRCSC
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Article ThumbnailVolunteer Vancouver produced a booklet titled A People Lens, which contained an entry about two CNIS volunteers Bev McEwan and Elaine Gibson.
Volunteer Vancouver
May 1st, 2009 – Anar Rajabali reporting from Vancouver, Canada
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Article ThumbnailThe Ottawa Citizen
July 6th, 2009

Pauline Tam reporting from Ottawa, Canada
An interview with Dr. Robin Fairfull-Smith about training new African doctors to handle the worst cases.

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Outpost Magazine
January/February, 2009
Deborah Sanborn reporting from Toronto, Canada
About Dr. Tarek Razek’s work at McGill university, CNIS involvement and surgical volunteering overseas.
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New Trail
Autumn 2008
MaryEllen Gillan reporting from Alberta, Canada
A Cut Above: A biography of Ronald Lett and the history of the Canadian Network for International Surgery.
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The Medical Post
May 13th, 2008
Wendy Glauser reporting from Uganda
In a country with one doctor per 100,000 people, Canadian MDs help train physicians in best practices and how to face limitations.
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The Globe and Mail
May 3rd, 2008
Wendy Glauser reporting from Hawassa, Ethiopia
With the HIV epidemic drawing most of the world’s attention – and donor cash – Canadian Ronald Lett struggles to help newly minted doctors compensate for the neglect that now plagues the continent’s traditional medical woes.
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Le Journal de la Communauté Universitaire
February 7th, 2008
Reporting from Québec, Canada
(L’article en Français / Article in French)
A collaboration between the faculties of medicine at Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada and Université de Bamako, Mali.
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The Camrose Booster
July 3rd, 2007
Dan Jensen reporting from Alberta, Canada
The Canadian government supports the Canadian Network for International Surgery in going green.
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Video
A short animation to help CNIS. Help them provide life-saving surgical and obstetrical courses in Africa.
By Albert Normandin
Learn about our Structured Operative Obstetrics course.
Learn about our Essential Surgical Skills course.
Radio Bénévolat Réseau Canadien pour la Chirurgie internationale (RCCI).
Interview with Dr. Josée Caron by Alain Turbide August 23, 2011.
CTV Business news network: CDN Dr Robert TaylorDecember 22, 2010
CNIS Provides Training in Surgical Skills in Low – Income Countries.
CBC: Surgical Skills Instructors Training, Ottawa
October 21, 2010
Radio CanadaDr. Tarek Razek on Radio Canada
August 19, 2010
Radio Canada Interview with Dr. Tarek Razek (French)
Dr. Ronald Lett was interviewed by Fanny Kiefer of Studio 4 on ShawTV. He talks about the issues CNIS addresses in Africa.
Dr. Jan Christilaw and Karethe Linaae on Global TV Morning News
August 26th, 2009
Discussion about the CNIS and the 2009 African Market.
Dr. Ronald Lett (CNIS founder) on Global TV Morning News
November 6th, 2008
Charmaine Crooks – CNIS Promotional Video
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