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Conflict and Health in Iraq: Ethical Obligations to the People of Iraq
Date Tuesday December 02
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
UCSF Medical School
521 Parnassus, main UCSF campus
Room HSW-303
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorDr. Daniel Lowenstein
Conflict and Health in Iraq: Ethical Obligations to the People of Iraq

The presentation will touch on the recent history of Iraq from the point of view of public health and the consequences of the internal and external conflicts that have produced a man-made health disaster of enormous magnitude. Dr. Al-Delaimy will present his personal experiences and literature documenting the events.


Dr. Al-Delaimy completed his medical and public health training in Baghdad, where he practiced as a physician. He has a PhD in Epidemiology from Otaqo University in New Zealand. He worked with the World Health Organization and Harvard University prior to his current position as an Associate Professor at the UCSD School of Medicine. Involved in public health advocacy for the last 10 years, Dr. Al-Delaimy is considered an international expert on the topic of the Iraqi healthcare system.
Added to the calendar on Friday Nov 28th, 2008 8:53 PM

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