Dr. Len Rubenstein, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and
Gloria J. Kim & Marcia D. Fernandez, John F. Kennedy School of
Government, Harvard University presented findings on the impact of
armed conflict on population health and health systems, and the
implications for U.S. national security and foreign assistance
strategies. Gloria Kim and Marcia Fernandez presented their research
for the 3D Security Initiative on health patterns and health delivery
in conflict zones. Distinguished discussant Len Rubenstein discussed
his work on effective strategies to help states protect population
health and promote health reconstruction in post-conflict settings,
completed during his recent tenure as a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow
with the U.S. Institute for Peace.
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Gloria J. Kim & Marcia D. Fernandez
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Leonard Rubenstein, JD, LLM
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
this report, USIP fellow Leonard Rubenstein looks at the impact of
armed conflict on health indicators in various hotspots around the
world, and the underlying connection between health and U.S. policy
towards countries in and emerging from conflict.
Global Health Security Program, the Stimson Center