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Gaza is a small area of Palestine that is totally under siege by Israel. Health and general living conditions are exceptionally dire for its population of 1.8 million people.
Maxine Fookson, PNP, and Laura Hart, MD, members of a Washington/Oregon PSR Health
Delegation to Gaza in October, 2011, report back on what the delegation
witnessed, their experiences and meetings with health workers, and facts about
the ongoing environmental health crisis in Gaza. The presentation will be
followed by time for discussion and questions.
When: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Where: First Unitarian Church, SW 12th & Salmon Street, Portland, Room A108
This event is free and open to the public. Optional donations are welcomed for an April PSR Health Delegation trip to Gaza. All money collected is for medicines and medical supplies for Gaza. None of the money is for personal travel or delegation expenses.
Co-sponsored by Portland WILPF, Oregon PSR, and others.
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