We will be exploring regional concerns about rising tensions between the USA and China and risks of an armed conflict.
What are the potential consequences for people’s health?
What can be done by PHM and by citizens of the SEAP countries to minimise that risk?
Are we sleepwalking into war?
PHM South East Asia Pacific region
Wednesday September 28;
10 pm Canberra; 8 pm Philippines (12:00 UTC)
Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/
Webinar ID: 832 7619 7418.
Youtube Live: People’s Health Movement (English)
Roman Vega, Global Coordinator, People’s Health Movement
Prof Walden Bello
Prof Bello is a scholar and activist, Professor of Sociology and Public Administration at the University of the Philippines Diliman; former member of the Phillipines parliament and a Vice-Presidential candidate for recent elections.
Prof Ken Hammond
Kenneth J. Hammond is Professor of History at New Mexico State University. Hammond has focused his study and research on China and Chinese culture. He has been a strong critic of the US diplomatic, economic and military approach to China. He is the editor of the journal Ming Studies.
Dr Sue Wareham
Dr Wareham has spoken and written widely on peace and disarmament issues and is President of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) and a board member of ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) Australia which was awarded a 2017 Nobel peace Prize.
Dr Toru Honda
Dr Honda is a physician who has worked in Fukushima and is following the nuclear power plant disaster. Environmental radioactive contamination is widespread in Fukushima and will be for years to come. Dr Honda has campaigned to reduce the risk of harm from war and the nuclear industry and for the waiver on intellectual property for Covid-19 and other vaccines.
Paul Laris, Coordinator, South East Asian Pacific Region, Peoples Health Movement