4377.1 The Role of Public Health Practitioners in Relation to Armed Conflict and War: A Conversation to Explore Interdisciplinary Opportunities to Implement APHA's 2009 Policy Statement to Advance Public Health Overall

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This roundtable session will initiate an organization-wide discussion of implementation of the goals advanced in the 2009 APHA Position paper entitled "The Role of Public Health Practitioners, Academics and Advocates in Relation to Armed Conflict and War. Roundtable discussions will provide an opportunity to learn the views of a wide range of APHA's constituents about how war and the prevention of war does or could impact their work. Session leaders will facilitate conversations with the goal of exploring opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration to broadly leverage the benefits of war prevention across a wide range of public health issues and priorities.
Session Objectives: 1- Discuss how the goals and objectives of a wide range of APHA sections, SPIGs, caucuses, affiliates and members intersect with the APHA 2009 policy statement, The Role of Public Health Practitioners in Relation to Armed Conflict and War" 2-Identify educational, research, policy and other opportunities for collaboration and action to advance war prevention and thus public health overall.

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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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