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Donor Spotlight: David Sweanor

David Sweanor is a member emeritus of the HealthBridge board of directors.

A Canadian lawyer, David has worked in global public health efforts on tobacco for over 30 years. He has played a key role in Canadian efforts on tobacco taxation, smuggling, advertising restrictions, package labeling, environmental tobacco smoke, cessation, product regulation and other issues. In addition, he has been active on a similar range of global issues, working with bodies such as the International Union Against Cancer, World Health Organization, World Bank and numerous governments and health agencies.

David's primary area of work has been the interaction of law and economics as a determinant of public health, with particular recent emphasis on tax policy, contraband tobacco, provision of tobacco dependence treatment products and the changing landscape of reduced risk products.

In 2015, David revealed that he had been donating anonymously, including to HealthBridge, for the previous 15 years. In 2016, he received the Ottawa Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Individual Philanthropist.

Watch David speak about why he supports HealthBridge:

Watch HealthBridge Executive Director Sian FitzGerald pay tribute to David:


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Travel Mosquito Nets (circular)


  • $25/net plus shipping  
  • Free shipping on orders of 100 or more nets

Circular NRSP1 net (fits a double bed)

  • Material: 100% polyester multi-filament knitted netting;
  • Denier: 40 (strength);
  • Mesh: 156 (holes per square inch);
  • Height: 250cm;
  • Circumference: 1250cm;
  • Suspension: 1 point suspension with collapsible plastic spring ring, 1 brass ring on top; suspension kit included;
  • Packaging: Rectangular Nylon bag with Velcro closure and plastic clip - length 30cm, width 29 cm;
  • Insecticide treatment: Deltamethrin 15-25 mg/m2;

Canadian Customers

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American Customers

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