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Dr. Samuel Wolfe

IN THIS HOUSE

DR. SAMUEL WOLFE

PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF PUBLIC HEALTH COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

PLANNED THE AIRLIFT OF PHYSICIANS FROM

THE UNITED KINGDOM TO COUNTER THE STRIKE

OF SASKATCHEWAN PHYSICIANS WHICH STARTED

ON JULY 1, 1962 IN PROTEST AGAINST THE

INTRODUCTION OF COMPREHENSIVE UNIVERSALLY

ACCESSIBLE PUBLIC MEDICAL INSURANCE.

WITH MANY OTHERS HE HELPED DEVELOP

THE COMMUNITY CLINIC OF SASKATOON, ONE

OF THE FIRST PATIENT OWNED HEALTH

COOPERATIVES IN CANADA. 

SASKATOON COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION

AND FRIENDS OF MEDICARE

 

Submitted by: @Saskajanet

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