5200.0 Health and Human Rights in the Middle East: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
International Human Rights organizations have made major contributions to the advancement of public health, health care, and human rights in Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territory. This session will report on the ongoing work of these organizations and their active collaborations, which remains one of the few direct links between civil societies within Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territory.
Session Objectives: Describe the ongoing work of human rights organizations in collaboration with public health workers in Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territory to improve community and environmental health in this region.
Alan F. Meyers, MD, MPH
Alan F. Meyers, MD, MPH

12:50 PM
A toxic tour of gaza: The impact of war and siege on human and environmental health
Richard Grady, MD, Gerri Haynes, Nurse Consultant, Steven Gilbert, PhD, DABT and Laura Hart, MD

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: International Health, Socialist Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

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

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