Donate

Tag: medicine

Is Health Care a Human Right?

Do Now | September 20, 2013 | 118 Comments

Is Health Care a Human Right?

Open enrollment in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace, popularly known as Obamacare, begins October 1, meaning that people will soon be able to sign up for government-subsidized health insurance programs. Since the plan was first introduced, the ACA has been highly controversial, with supporters saying it is a major step towards universal health care, and detractors saying it is a major government overreach.

Continue Reading

Work Voices 4 – Jose Puzon, Dialysis Technician

Post-Secondary ESL | May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Work Voices 4 – Jose Puzon, Dialysis Technician

Download Educators’ Activities Here Transcript (English) Transcript (Spanish) Meet Jose Puzon, from the Philippines who works as a dialysis technician. Jose Puzon is from the Philippines and decided to train as a dialysis technician, deeply moved by the death of his grandmother from kidney failure and inspired by his cousin who was working in the […]

Continue Reading

Work Voices 2 – Esther Amuyunzu, Medical Student

Post-Secondary ESL | April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Work Voices 2 – Esther Amuyunzu, Medical Student

Download Educators’ Activities Here Transcript (English) Transcript (Spanish) Esther Amuyunzu is from Kenya and is in her second year as a medical student at UCSF in San Francisco. She describes how her mother, who was a nurse, inspired her interest in the medical field. Esther explains the importance for students to have a clear vision […]

Continue Reading