Nili Kaplan-Myrth


Dr Nili Kaplan-Myrth is a family physician and medical anthropologist who writes about health policy and politics.

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by Nili Kaplan-Myrth

School board elections essential in fight for social justice

In the midst of the municipal elections we are at a crossroads: Choose to vote for those who will stand up for social justice or allow the candidates who are running on platforms of racism, bigotry, misogyny, and anti-science disinformation to run our cities and school boards.

by Nili Kaplan-Myrth

Please parents, mask your children as they return to school

This year, we are sending children and educators back to school without mask mandates, without improvements to ventilation and without adequate HEPA filtration in classrooms, knowing full-well that COVID-19 is airborne and that rates of COVID-19 are still high.

by Nili Kaplan-Myrth

‘We will not hide out of fear’: Open letter speaks out against harassment

Physicians and other health-care workers have been subject to harassment and intimidation for doing their day-to-day work during the pandemic explains Dr. Kaplan-Myrth, who recently penned an open letter asserting why health professionals should not hide out of fear of violence from hate-fueled convoys.

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