Poverty pandemics: How priorities of profit and military power mean murder for the poor
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related public policy
Describe how new and old diseases, both infectious and chronic, ravage poor communities all over the world.
Keyword(s): International Health, Outbreaks
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a founding member of Doctors for Global health and am a physician practicing in low-income communities in the U.S. I have also practiced liberation medicine in low-income communities around the world.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.