Master Class: The Impacts of War on Health, Human Rights and the Environment

Code: SL51501

Dates: November 3, 2023

Meets: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Discover how war creates profound and long-lasting impacts on health, human rights and the environment. Health impacts include deaths and injuries from explosive weapons, malnutrition, communicable diseases, worsening of chronic health conditions, increased frequency of maternal and infant disorders, and mental and behavioral disorders. War violates human rights and international humanitarian law in many ways. And war contaminates and damages the environment.
Fee: $39.00
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Barry Levy

Dr. Levy is a physician and epidemiologist who has written and spoken extensively on the health consequences of war. He has written and edited five books on the health impacts of war and terrorism and 17 other books on climate change, environmental and occupational hazards, and other public health issues. He has authored more than 250 journal articles and book chapters. He has served as a CDC epidemiologist, medical school professor, consultant, and executive director of a peace organization. He has received several awards for career-long achievements, including the Sedgwick Memorial Medal of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Levy is the author of “From Horror to Hope: Recognizing and Preventing the Health Impacts of War,”a Past President of the American Public Health Association and Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Tufts University School of Medicine.



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