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President of Doctors Without Borders is final Honors Colloquium speaker, Dec. 10

Unni Karunakara, international president of Doctors Without Borders, is the last speaker of the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium, which examines the politics and money influencing health care around the world.

His lecture will conclude the semester-long series, called “Health Care Change? Health, Politics and Money.” It will be held Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Edwards Auditorium on the URI Kingston campus. It is free and open to the public.

In his lecture, Dr. Karunakara will discuss how Doctors Without Borders addresses the gap in access to health care that affects people in low- and middle-income...


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