3151.0 International Environmental Health Issues

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Environmental Health is targeted towards preventing disease and creating health-supportive environments. This panel will consider issues related to this goal including waste management in Lebanon, the environmental impact of war in Gaza, new city design in Columbia and Brazil and sustainable approaches to arsenic exposure in Bangladesh.

10:30 AM
Barqan Industrial Park: Implications of industrial development for population health
Claudia Chaufan, MD, PhD, Jad Isaac, PhD, Jane Hilal, MA and Nigel Field, PhD
10:48 AM
Designing Sustainable Local Approaches to Lower Arsenic Exposure in Bangladesh
Christine Marie George, Tariqul Islam, PhD, Khaled Hasan, Vesna Slavkovich, MS, Diane Levy, MSPH, Xinhua Liu, PhD, Pam Factor-litvak, PhD, Joyce Moon-Howard, MPH, Dr PH, Alessandro Tarozzi, PhD, Kazi Matin Uddin Ahmed Ahmed, PhD, Alexander van Geen, PhD and Joseph Graziano, PhD
11:42 AM
Unhealthy communities and war: Clinical case studies from gaza
Richard Grady, MD, Steven Gilbert, PhD, DABT, Gerri Haynes, Nurse Consultant and Kara Mochan, MN, APRN-BC

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Organized by: International Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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