3235.0 War, Terrorism and Public Health

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
In this session, presenters will make presentations and answer questions on topics pertaining to war and social justice. Papers will include presentations on civil liberties and human rights, the use of drones in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the adverse health consequences of war on civilians, and war and social justice issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burma.
Session Objectives: Describe several current issues pertaining to war and social justice. Describe what public health workers can do to address these issues.
Victor W. Sidel, MD and Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH

Injury and Pain Among a War-Affected Population in Mitrovicë District of Kosovo (I): Prevalence and Risk Factors
Shr-Jie Wang, MPH, PhD, Mimoza Salihu, MS, Feride Rushiti, MD, Labinot Bala and Jens Modvig, MD, PhD
Advocacy of Boulder, Colorado, for Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Implications for Nuclear Power
William M. Marine, MD, MPH and Len Ackland, Universtiy of Colorado Assoc Professor

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Vietnam Caucus

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

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