Tue, Nov 17, 2009: Human Insecurity and Social Suffering: The Consequences of Structural Violence

Public Health in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

A Public Talk by Dr. Rita Giacaman

Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.
Health Sciences, Room 106, 155 College Street, University of Toronto

Dr. Rita Giacaman is Director of the Department of International Community Health at Birzeit University in Ramallah, West Bank.

She has written most recently about gender, poverty, and war, about childbirth in Palestine, about the health toll due to the humiliations of living under military occupation.

The event is sponsored by Science for Peace, Health Studies, Educators for Peace and Justice and The Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada ( NECEF).