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November 1-14, 2007
Vietnam Agent Orange
Public Health Tour

Featuring: Dr. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong
a leading clinician / researcher on the effects of Agent Orange on women and children in Vietnam from Tu Du Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City
Dr. Ngoc Phuong
Dr. Phuong, Vice President of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) (click for her short bio and full CV) toured Washington DC where a policy of the American Public Health Association on Agent Orange (Vietnamese version) was passed on November 6 2007 and VAORRC Press Release
on this historic event.
Click to watch slideshow about the effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam

 

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November 14, 2007
Leaving for Vietnam from JFK

at JFK Nov 14 2007

November 13, 2007
Brecht Nov 13
red dot Public Meeting at the Brecht Forum
at Brecht Forum
military dot com 4:30 PM Regular meeting of the Social Medicine Grand Rounds, Montefior Medical Center

at Montefiore Grand Rounds

November 12, 2007
red dot Global Health Forum at the Columbia University School of Public Health
Reunion with Prof. Emerita Zena Stein
with Zina Stein

November 11, 2007
red dot Public Health, Science & Environmental Reception
at Susan Schnall's home
Susan Schnall's

at Susan Schnall's

November 9, 2007
red dot Boston University, School of Public Health
at Boston U

with Richard Clapp, Prof. of Environmental Health
with Dick Clark
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

November 8, 2007
red dot Meeting with John Conyers, Chair of the House Judiciary Committee
with John Conyers
Jeanne Mirer (left), John Conyers, Dr. Phuong, Merle Ratner...

November 7, 2007
same story 7:00 pm George Washington University School of Health & Health Services

red dot Meeting with Sheila Jackson Lee
with Sheila Jackson Lee
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

8:30 AM APHA Environmental Epidemiology
three organizers
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

November 6, 2007
red dot 5:00 PM Milton Terris Awards to Dr. Richard Levins

red dot 4:30 PM Medical Care Section on Veterans Health Issues

red dot 2:30 PM APHA Governing Council passed the historic Agent Orange policy (143 / 19)
see Resolution & VAORRC press release

with APHA policy
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

red dot 12:30 PM War and Public Health Section

red dot Meeting with Congress member Bob Filner
(San Diego, CA) in his office in Capitol Hill (Washington DC)
.
with Bob Kilner
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

November 5, 2007
red dot 7:00 PM Schools of Public Health Reception

red dot 2:30 - 6:00 PM Vietnam Caucus
with Prof. Arnold Schecter, Dr. Judith Ladinsky, and Constantine Kokkoris.
at APHA VN Caucus
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

with Prof. Arnold Schecter.
with Arnold Schechter
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

November 4, 2007
red dot 6:00 PM Activist Physician Dinner

red dot 4:00 PM Public Hearings on APHA policies
The first ever draft policy of the American Public Health Association on Agent Orange, Washington DC
. APHA is the largest public health organization in the world.
Dr. Phuong 4.11
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

red dot 2:30 PM APHA Socialist Caucus Business Meeting

November 3, 2007
National Lawyers Guild Convention
Washington DC

at NLG Convention

Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper)

with Jonathan Moore...
with Jonathan Moore
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper).

November 1, 2007
Meeting of old friends at UN Plaza, New York
with Cora Weiss
Picture by Do Thi Ngoc (Phu Nu Newspaper)

October 31, 2007
Dr. Phuong with tour organizers
From left to right: Susan Schnall, Dr. Ngoc Phuong, Do Thi Ngoc (reporter of the Vietnamese Phu Nu Newspaper), Merle Ratner.

Dr. Phuong at JFK
From left to right: Do Thi Ngoc, Dr. Ngoc Phuong, Peter Bronson (VFP)

 

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