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Health Care for the Homeless

Tuesday 5th August / presented by Damian Smith

Homeless are some of the least healthy people in society because of a number of issues such as lack of nutritional food and poor sleeping conditions.

But one physician, Dr Jim O’Connell, has spent over 25 years supplying food, blankets and medical care to America’s homeless.

Dr O’Connell is the founding doctor of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, which helps over 12,000 homeless each year.

He’s in Perth for Homeless Person’s Week and is with  Damian Smith this morning…

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