"'Healing under Fire: the case of Southern Thailand', publsihed by the Rugiagli Initiative and the Deep South Relief and Rehabilitation Foundation, October, might be interested to read but the research file might be corrupted, and…"
This book follows the tradition of Health as a Bridge to Peace and presents the challenges and dilemmas faced by health professionals working in a conflict situation. The conflict in Southern Thailand has a long history dating back decades. The most recent violence started escalating in 2004, fuelled by state policies, intransigence on all sides, and complete lack of mutual understanding. The health workers, of both Buddhist and Muslim origins, are the only professionals trusted by all sides…See More
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As a medical doctor, I have worked in war zones most of my professional life with the International Committee of the Red Cross, and with the World Health Organisation.
After years of field experience, I became a founding member of a start up in Geneva with focus on dialogue for conflict management and resolution. during the years in this kind of work, I realised that physicians have the potential to influence the outcomes of violent conflicts.
Currently, I am exploring this aspect.
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Afghanistan, Angola, Burma, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Rwanda, Serbia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam
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Cantonese, French, Indonesian, Mandarin
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Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business, Conflict Resolution, Dialogue, Health, Humanitarian Relief, Social Entreprenuership
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physicians' role in conflict resolution and peace building
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