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Tony Ukety speaks on compassion and his third chapter in life

When you are working in mobile eye clinics, you can experience very difficult situations with individuals that will impact your whole life. For me this happened in March 1987, soon after I moved back to my area and went to the villages. I saw hundreds of patients. Many were completely blind, and about half of [...]

By | 2017-06-19T20:29:29+00:00 September 25th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Tony Ukety speaks on compassion and his third chapter in life

David Addiss’ new publications on Compassion & Global Health

For the past few years, the theme of compassion in global health has captured my attention like a Zen koan. Why is compassion, which seems to be a core value for so many in the field, rarely mentioned in global health discourse? What is the relationship between compassion and other global health values, such as [...]

By | 2017-06-19T20:29:29+00:00 September 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on David Addiss’ new publications on Compassion & Global Health

Charles Mackenzie on compassion for all life

Why focus on the underserved of the world or the poorest people? I think this was natural for me, given my upbringing and my veterinary training. It didn’t feel unusual or abnormal for me to be in a rural setting. As a large animal veterinarian, I was used to addressing medical care in an outdoor [...]

By | 2017-06-19T20:29:29+00:00 January 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Charles Mackenzie on compassion for all life