When Russell’s daughter was diagnosed with Leukaemia at a young age, the gruelling treatment tested their bonds as a family and changed their outlook on life forever. His talk is a powerful and emotional story about caring for a seriously ill child, of the challenges they faced and the lessons they learned. He discusses how parental input into medical situations can improve outcomes and save lives. And he shares the one important message that he wants all parents and families around the world to heed.
RussellStreeter is a husband and father whose outlook on healthcare has been dramatically shaped by his family’s experience of childhood cancer.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx Russell is a finance leader with nearly two decades experience in insurance and financial services. He is also a member of Toastmasters International, a non-profit organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills and he helps to support Toastmasters clubs in southern Hampshire. His outlook on life has been dramatically shaped by his family’s experience of childhood cancer. Russell’s talk is a powerful and emotional story about Human to Human Connection when a family member is seriously ill. He shares the important lessons he has learnt and discusses the vital contributions that everyone can make in such circumstances to save lives. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx