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Paul Sunga Paul S. Sunga is an author, medical science teacher and international health consultant. These pages are about his fiction and non-fiction writing, and his professional activities in the areas of teaching, medical science and international health. 

The Lions (Orca Book Press, 1992) was inspired by Sunga's early experiences working as a labourer, including a period as a nickel miner in Thompson, Manitoba. Red Dust, Red Sky (Coteau Books, 2008) was based on a period living and working in Southern Africa during the final struggle against the South African apartheid regime.  Because of Nothing At All (Goose Lane Editions, 2022) was written during a period of international health consultancy in East Africa. The story is set in Turkana and the Ilemi Triangle.

Sunga's non-fiction works include scientific articles in the area of medical sciences as well as reports and books in international health and medical science. His most recent non-fiction work is Pathophysiology I: Major Disease Pathways (Top Hat), an e-textbook designed for nursing students,co-authored by Melisa Hamilton and Janaina Brusco.

Sunga teaches medical sciences at Langara College in Vancouver. He has also provided consulting services to the Government of Canada (Canadian International Development Agency, now Global Affairs Canada), and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He has worked in more than a dozen countries in Africa and Asia over the last twenty years.  

Current Fiction: The Canoeists, set in North America.  

Current Non-Fiction: Pathophysiology II: Diseases of Systems