Izzeldin Abuelaish

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Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish is a four-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee. He has dedicated his life to using health as a vehicle for peace.

Dr Abuelaish’s book, I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity, an autobiography inspired by the loss of his three daughters and their cousin. The loss also inspired the founding of the Daughters for Life charity.

Dr Abuelaish’s extensive list of awards and honours includes countless national and international awards, including 14 honorary doctorate degrees, the Mahatma Gandhi peace award, the Order of Ontario and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.