Support for Tuberculosis Care in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Seminar

Speaker(s)

Heidi Syren Linton, Christian Friends of Korea

Date and Time

November 19, 2008 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Availability

RSVP

RSVP required by 5PM November 18.

Location

CISAC Conference Room

Heidi Linton has worked with Christian Friends of Korea in a variety of capacities since its founding in 1995, and has served as Executive Director since 2002.  She holds a Master’s Degree from New York University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington.   Since 1995, CFK has delivered over $34 Million USD in various forms of aid (including food, medicine, medical supplies and equipment, technical upgrades, agricultural supplies and equipment and other goods) to multiple healthcare and other facilities in the DPRK.   Heidi regularly leads CFK visits to the DPRK to confirm delivery of all shipments and to engage in technical projects.  Together with Andrew Linton, a co-founder of CFK whose parents, grandparents and great-grand parents were all lifelong Presbyterian missionaries to Korea, they have three children.

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