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Attacked: Healthcare systems in the Ukraine and Syria conflicts

Attacked: Healthcare systems in the Ukraine and Syria conflicts table
Date6 Dec 2022
Time5:00 pm 6:30 pm GMT |12:00 pm1:30 pm EST
Provider Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
AddressRoscoe Building Brunswick Street Off Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PY
Type Virtual, In-person
CostNo Cost
Booking URLhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/attacked-healthcare-systems-in-the-ukraine-and-syria-conflicts-tickets-419594758217?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

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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