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Dalhousie Faculty: Syrian Refugee and Shield Canada

dalhousie faculty: He could hardly afford a dentist, according to CBC. But in Halifax, where he's now settled, he's become a patient at the Immigrant Oral Health Outreach Clinic, which is run by Dalhousie University's faculty of dentistry. The Syrian refugee had been living in camps in Lebanon after fleeing civil war in his home country, and what money he had was spent on basic necessities, like food and water. We never expected to receive such care for our teeth in the way we see here, he said. Craig Paisley/CBC Earlier this month, the free clinic got a 250,000 financial boost from Green Shield Canada, a company that works to improve access to health care for uninsured or underinsured Canadians. Dental hygiene professor Heather Doucette left oversees the work. ( As reported in the news.