3245.0 War and Public Health

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
In this session, four speakers will discuss various aspects of the relationship between war and public health and the roles of public health workers in addressing these problems. After each presenter, there will be a short question-and-answer period.
Session Objectives: By the end of this session attendees will be able to: 1. Describe specific current issues pertaining to war and public health, and 2. Describe the roles of public health workers in addressing these problems.
Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH and Victor W. Sidel, MD

12:30 PM
War and public health under the Obama Administration
Victor W. Sidel, MD and Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH
12:48 PM
Afghan Mass Grave Crisis
Susannah Sirkin
1:06 PM
“A tool of warfare”: Economic sanctions and the right to health in North Korea
Sanghyuk S. Shin, MSc, Christine Ahn, MA, Ricky Y. Choi, MD, MPH, Haeyoung Kim and Terry Park
1:24 PM
1:42 PM
Role of MCH in Serving Families Affected by War and in Creating a Culture of Peace
Richard Allan Aronson, MD, MPH and Christopher A. Kus, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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