Irwin Redlener

Irwin Redlener

American activist
Irwin Redlener is an American pediatrician and public health activist who specializes in health care for underserved children and disaster planning, response, and recovery.Wikipedia
BornAugust 12, 1944
HometownNew York City, New York (state), United States

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Supplies alone won’t save Gaza hospital patients and evacuation remains perilous, experts say

  • On Tuesday, Palestinian authorities proposed a supervised evacuation of Shifa Hospital, a sprawling complex that runs several city blocks in the heart of Gaza City. Hours later, Israeli forces raided the facility — further complicating the picture. Dr. Irwin Redlener of Columbia University in New York said that moving newborns and premature babies with health problems is fraught but possible with trained personnel, proper equipment and a transportation plan.


Ukrainian children dealing with psychological trauma

Michael Holmes speaks with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Co-founder of Ukraine Children’s Action Project, about the impact of war on children in Ukraine and what’s being done to support them.
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