Life in Baghdad today: Twelve years after the U.S. invasion, what is the state of the public's health?
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research
Describe current public health research and surveillance projects in Iraq Analyze the delivery of public health, teaching and medical care in a war zone.
Keyword(s): War, Epidemiology
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a specialist physician, professor in epidemiology and research work and I have witnessed all the wars and conflicts that occurred in Iraq during the last 35 years, and worked under that status. I have conducted collaborative research and published extensively (about thirty articles) about the consequences of wars, occupation and siege in Iraq, especially about the mortality after the 2003 occupation.
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.