Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Canadian Communist party

  • Norman Bethune’s mobile blood transfusions

    Irving Rosen Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Canadian Blood Transfusion Unit which operated during the Spanish Civil War. Dr. Norman Bethune is at the right. c. 1936–1937, Spain. From the Library and Archives Canada. Public domain. Norman Bethune was born in Ontario’s cottage country in 1895 to missionary parents who influenced him to try to improve…