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Health, Human Rights & the War in Gaza: Evidence from the Frontlines

Date:
Friday, June 12, 2009
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Robert Lerrigo
Location Details:
Univ of California SF Medical Center
513 Parnassus Avenue
Health Sciences West 300

A discussion with Dr. Mads Gilbert
Crisis Health Initiative at UCSF
hosts Dr Gilbert as part of his U.S. speaking tour
Friday, June 12, Noon to 1pm

A professor and physician based in Tromso, Norway, Dr. Mads Gilbert has participated in numerous international emergency medical missions and training projects in war and post-conflict zones in Lebanon, West Bank, Gaza, Iran, Burma Cambodia, Afghanistan, & Angola.
During the most recent conflict in Gaza, Dr. Gilbert was one of a few foreign physicians on the ground, in a period when foreign journalists were barred from entry. Dr. Gilbert has published several articles in The Lancet, about his experience and has been interviewed extensively by the international media, including CNN, BBC, and Al-Jazeera.

Added to the calendar on Thu, May 28, 2009 10:13AM
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