South Asian Canadian health activist succumbs to cancer

Dr. Abhijit Guha, a prominent South Asian Canadian health activist, died of cancer last week. Dr. Guha was a co-founder of South Asians for Life, which encourages those of South Asian origin to get tested to see if they are matches for bone marrow transplants. Marc Montgomery speaks with Dr. Prateek Lala, Dr. Guha's colleague and friend, about the organisation and their relationship.

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