International Order & Conflict

New Views on Health and Conflict: Mitigating Impact and Rebuilding Health Systems

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.

For the entire report, please click here.

This event was jointly hosted by the Stimson Center, 3D Security Initiative and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

 

Speakers included:

Gloria J. Kim & Marcia D. Fernandez

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

 

Leonard Rubenstein, JD, LLM

Visiting Scholar

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 



 

Author of Post-Conflict Health Reconstruction: New Foundations for a U.S. Policy

In
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.

 

Moderator:

Julie Fischer

Global Health Security Program, the Stimson Center

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