About Navpreet Sahsi

Navpreet Sahsi MD, DTMH. Navpreet has extensive experience working in some of the world’s most challenging contexts with the world’s largest humanitarian organizations. He has worked with MSF/Doctors Without Borders in Ad Dhale, Yemen, in an active conflict zone, and in Bentiu, South Sudan in an UNHCR IDP camp. He has also worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Other projects have taken him to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Moshi, Tanzania. Navpreet holds a Diploma of Tropical Medicine from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and is a member of Global Health Emergency Medicine (GHEM) at the University of Toronto. His work has been featured on the NPR podcast Embedded and he has spoken publicly for MSF’s Forced From Home US tour. He has travelled to over 60 countries and counting.

Global EM 5 Is it Ethical? 5 Core Principles When Choosing a Global Health Project

Dr. Navpreet Sahsi outlines 5 core ethical principles in choosing and participating a global health project on EM Cases' Global EM blog...

Global EM 3 So you want to be a humanitarian doctor?

Dr. Nav Sahsi gives us a quick primer on Doctors Without Borders, explains the difference between humanitarian work and development work and describes the motivation, personal skills, education, time commitment and flexibility required for humanitarian work for all those with an interest in Global EM...

Global EM 1: Practicing EM in Bangladesh – Build It and They Will Come

Dr. Navpreet Sahsi describes the challenges of building an Emergency Department in Bangladesh and how the experience has shaped his outlook on Emergency Medicine practice in North America on EM Cases' first Global EM blog...

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