Dr. Vic Neufeld is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, where for 27 years he served as a general internist, educator and researcher. In 2003, he became the founding national coordinator of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR), and now serves as a CCGHR Special Advisor. He is currently an Associate Fellow in the Centre for Global Studies, at the University of Victoria, BC. In Zambia, Vic was a member of the CCGHR team that facilitated the development of  Zambia’s National Health Research Authority (NHRA).