Vietnam After the War
Monday, November 4, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The ongoing impacts of toxic herbicides sprayed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War reverberates today in the lives of millions of Americans and Vietnamese men, women and children who were directly and indirectly - exposed to dioxin. In regards to Vietnam, individuals and organizations in the US and Vietnam are working in a joint effort to assess and then remedy the continuing impact of dioxin contamination on the environment of Vietnam and to prevent further human exposure.
Session Objectives: Describe the context and impact of pilot projects to address the health and social service needs of those believed to be affected by Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam.
Discuss issues to consider in the long term mitigation of the impact of Agent Orange/dioxin on the past, present and future populations of Vietnam
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Organized by: Vietnam Caucus
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Law, Peace Caucus, APHA-Student Assembly, Socialist Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)