3232.0: Monday, October 22, 2001: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Oral Session

Teamsters and Sea Turtles: Organizing for Global Health

This panel discussion will focus on the role of the World Trade Association and the World Bank on global environmental and human health. The panel members, drawn from activist environmental, union, and international health organizations will consider various strategies to organize resistance to these policies.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: 1. to learn how the World Trade Organization and the World Bank impact global health; 2. to understand organizing strategies to improve global environmental conditions
Presider(s):Zoe Cardoza Clayson, ScD
Panelist(s):Zoe Cardoza Clayson, ScD
Gerome Scott
Celia Graterol, MPH
Jeanne Merrill
4:30 PMEnvironmentalists, Unions, and Civil Rights. Is there a common ground among activists internationally?
Jeanne Merrill
4:50 PMUsing Popular Education and Action Research for Movement Building: Can It Work Globally?
Gerome Scott
5:10 PMUsing Technology for Public Health Global Organizing
Celia Graterol, MPH
5:30 PMBuilding a global health activist network: Lessons learned and challenges from WTO/IMF organizing campaigns
Zoe Cardoza Clayson, ScD
Sponsor:Socialist Caucus
Cosponsors:Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health; Environment; International Health; Occupational Health and Safety; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 129th Annual Meeting of APHA