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Health Care in War Zones.

Dr. Kevin Cahill. He specializes in tropical medicine, and he looks at the role of health in promoting world peace. He is President and Director of the Center for International Health and Cooperation in New york. His work looking at health amid natural disasters and wars has taken him all over the world, from Nicaragua in the 70s to Somalia today. He is the author or editor of 22 books. He edited the new book "A Framework for Survival: Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Assistance in Conflicts and Disasters." It's a collection 20 essays by international experts looking for a new approach to foreign policy that takes health and human rights into account.


Other segments from the episode on August 2, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 2, 1993: Interview with Sandra Bernhard; Interview with Kevin Cahill; Review of David Lodge's book "The Art of Fiction."


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