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Session: Health Impacts of War in the Middle East
5131.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Health Impacts of War in the Middle East
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with information about the public health impacts of current wars in the Middle East, including health impacts on sensitive and other high risk populations such as children, other civilians, and soldiers. The presentations will provide a basis for a dialogue to explore what actions public health professionals can take to mitigate and prevent the adverse outcomes of these wars.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will: Recognize the relationship between war in the Middle East and public health; Identify who and how population health is impacted by war in the Middle East; Identify prevention measures.
Presider(s):Nile Reigna El Wardani, MPH, MPhil, ABD
12:30 PMWater and the Environment in Palestine
Yousef Ibrahim Nasser, PhD, Rima Abu middain, MPH
12:45 PMPolitics of Deteriorating Health: The Case of Palestine
Dima Qato, PharmD, MPH
1:00 PMEffects of Israeli military occupation on an American NGO addressing children’s health issues in Palestine  [ Recorded presentation ]
stephen J. Sosebee
1:15 PMVeteran and military health and the war in Iraq  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ann G. Hirschman, RN-C, FNP
1:30 PMDiscussion
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Peace Caucus
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA