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Dec 10, 2019

Dr. Nick Pimlott interviews Dr. David Ponka, family physician and Director of The Besrour Centre at the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  Dr. Ponka discusses global health and the role of the Besrour Centre at the CFPC and its role in primary care in low and middle income countries.  Dr. Ponka also talks about his experiences practicing family medicine with Doctors Without Borders.


Dr. Ponka is the lead author of a paper that appears in the December 2019 CFP, entitled ‘Contrasting current challenges from the Brazilian and Canadian national health systems” 


As mentioned in this episode, If you have any feedback for Dr. Ponka, you can email him at