Improving global health

Edmonton physician and dentist Dr. Kevin Lobay


Read about phsyicians who are taking their medical skills and expertise on the road to help improve health conditions around the world.

I tell everyone that this is an incredible opportunity to see the world and learn more about yourself and what you’re really capable of.

- Dr. Kevin Lobay, Kindness in Action

Project Outreach

Project Outreach, established in 1993, provides medical services to children in the developing world. It is a non-profit organization of medical volunteers that is based in Calgary. Learn about the experiences of co-founder Dr. Ruth Connors and fourth-year plastic surgery resident, Dr. Becky Hartley.

On the front lines

Dr. Jeffrey Way, a Calgary trauma surgeon, travels to Iraq to care for people living amidst the horrors of war.

Health care for all

Calgary physician’s Global Familymed Foundation helps build family medicine capacity where it’s needed most

Making the world a better place

Dr. Myron and Elaine Semkuley receive the Prime Minister’s award for volunteerism.

Going where he's needed most

Edmonton infectious disease pioneer devotes himself to preventing illness at home and abroad.

A passion for giving

Calgary retinal specialist embraces opportunities to help.

In it to win it

Edmonton physician kept Canada’s athletes in winning shape at Sochi Olympics.

Global responsibility

A Calgary physician’s commitment to global health takes him wherever he is needed most.

A commitment to caring

Calgary pediatrician’s work with Médecins Sans Frontières was a lifetime in the making.

First breath

Calgary physician Dr. Nalini Singhal works to reduce neonatal deaths in developing nations.

Going where the need is greatest

Calgary physician Dr. Myron Semkuley and his wife Elaine travel the world to deliver desperately needed aid.

A reason to smile

Calgary physician Dr. Robin G. Cox helps children around the world receive life-altering surgery.

A global perspective

Dr. Christine L. Gibson, a Calgary family medicine specialist, aims to increase medical capacity in underdeveloped nations.

Seeing success

Edmonton ophthalmologist Dr. Matthew T. Tennant and a medical team from Edmonton’s Royal Alexandra Hospital help restore vision for those crippled by blindness in Cameroon.

Creating a family tradition

Sylvan Lake physician Dr. Ray Comeau accompanies son and his classmates on a medical mission to Africa.

Uncharted waters

Calgary physician puts experience and expertise to work on African mercy ship.

Off the beaten path

Edmonton physician and dentist Dr. Kevin Lobay is inspired by the patients he meets as he travels the world.

Battling blindness

Edmonton ophthalmologist Dr. Karim Damji leads the fight against glaucoma in Africa.

Alberta Medical Association Mission: Advocate for and support Alberta physicians. Strengthen their leadership in the provision of sustainable quality care.