3448.0 War and Social Injustice: The Impact of Armed Conflicts on Communities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
This session will focus on the impact of armed conflicts on communities. It will feature presentations on the economic costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the United States, the impact of war and militarism on minority communities, the peace work of a community-based group in Brooklyn, gang violence in Washington State, and the concept of an operational reserve in the military.
Session Objectives: By the end of this session, attendees will be able to: 1. Describe several current issues pertaining to war and social justice. 2. Describe what public health workers can do to address these issues.
Victor W. Sidel, MD and Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH
Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH and Victor W. Sidel, MD

4:45 PM
Impact of War and Militarism on Minority Communities
Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN and Cheryl E. Easley, PhD, RN
5:00 PM
Brooklyn for Peace
Charlotte Phillips, MD
5:15 PM

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, International Health, Socialist Caucus, Vietnam Caucus

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

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