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Gaza: A PSR Medical Delegation Report Back on the Continuing Crisis

May 12, 2011

Please join us to hear Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility members Gerri Haynes and Laura Hart discuss the health threats they witnessed on their January 2011 medical delegation visit to Gaza. They will also discuss the current military action in Gaza.

Join us for two events:

Thursday, May 12th

12:00 pm, OHSU, RJH Room 4329. Lunch provided. RSVP to kelly@oregonpsr.org. Cosponsored by American Medical Student Association.

7:00 pm, First Unitarian Church, Buchan Room 101 (SW 12th and Main in Portland) 

Speakers include: 

Gerri Haynes is a palliative care nurse consultant who has taught mental health classes in Gaza and organized trips to the Middle East since 1992. Gerri is a past president of Washington PSR and a former National PSR board member.

Laura Hart is a board member and past president of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility. She is a part time urologist and a full time social activist who is collaborating with Gazan health care providers to develop comprehensive pelvic health care for women in Gaza.

Sponsored by: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, First Unitarian Church Peace Action Committee, Jewish Voice for Peace, Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR) and Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER).

For more information, please contact the Oregon PSR office at 503-274-2720 or email us. To view the flyer for this event and help us spread the word, please go here.