Attacked: Healthcare systems in the Ukraine and Syria conflicts
|Date||6 Dec 2022|
|Time||5:00 pm — 6:30 pm GMT |12:00 pm—1:30 pm EST|
|Provider||Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute|
|Address||Roscoe Building Brunswick Street Off Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PY|
Panel discussion on ‘Healthcare systems / workers in Ukraine and Syria’.
This event will see updates from and comparisons between the humanitarian situations in Syria and Ukraine, with a focus on attacks on and the responses of healthcare systems and workers.
Christina Wille (Director of Insecurity Insight) will discuss data collected from Ukraine, as part of HCRI’s Researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare (RIAH) project. https://riah.manchester.ac.uk/
Dr Abdulkarim Ekzayez (Senior Research Associate, KCL) is a medical doctor and epidemiologist, whose work at KCL focuses on health systems strengthening in conflict settings, including Northern Syria. https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/abdulkarim-ekzayez
Sophie Désoulières (Head of Advocacy and Operational Communications at MSF) will discuss MSF’s work in conflict zones and brief us on her recent visit to Ukraine.
This session is hosted by the Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), a global centre for the study of humanitarianism and conflict response, global health, international disaster management and peacebuilding, based at University of Manchester.
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