Humor in healthcare | Gary Edwards | TEDxBrno


This speak was given at a neighborhood TEDx occasion, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Kamera: Kuba Jíra, Roman Zmrzlý
Střih: Roman Zmrzlý

Gary Edwards is associates with 82 clowns. He based Zdravotní klaun (Well being Clown) within the Czech Republic in 2001 and for a number of years funded it along with his personal cash. In Slovakia he established Červený nos Clowndoctors. Along with Pink Noses Worldwide, he has helped to develop humor in healthcare initiatives all around the world – he has travelled and skilled clowns in New Zealand or Palestine for instance. He obtained the Czech Medical Affiliation honorary medal for his long-time service to the medical group. Edwards was born in Ohio, USA. He studied music and theatre. After graduating, he travelled by 20 nations with two different clowns. In 1998 he settled down within the Czech Republic, the place he additionally obtained married. He speaks 8 languages and performs no less than that many musical devices. In his spare time, he composes music.

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