Pierre Plourde is from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He is working toward MDG 4: Reduce Child Mortality.
Through EMAS Canada Pierre visits Haiti every year with a team of healthcare professionals and educators who work alongside Haitian physicians and nurses to improve their capacity.
Pierre believes that all the MDGs work in conjunction with each other, and that achieving MDGs 1 through 5 will help to significantly reduce child mortality. Pierre recorded video profiles in both English and French.