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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
Description

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.

Speakers:

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.

Organisers:

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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