4373.0 Labor, Peace and Public Health: Building Alliances to End the Iraq War

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 4:30 PM
Winter soldiers, according to Tom Paine, are the people who stand up for the soul of their country, even in its darkest hours. This session will highlight efforts by active duty service people, veterans, and labor, peace and public health activists to oppose the war and prevent the war's adverse mental and physical health consequences. The session was co-organized by the Labor and Peace Caucuses in an on-going effort to promote the linkages between labor, peace and public health.
Session Objectives: Recognize the adverse public health impacts of the war in Iraq; Evaluate alliances to end the war and address the enduring and inter-generational consequences of war on civilian and military populations.

5:15 PM

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: Labor Caucus, Medical Care, Occupational Health and Safety, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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