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Documentary & Discussion: The New Barbarianism

December 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Organized by the National Academy of Medicine

December 18
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
The National Academy of Science Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC


The National Academy of Medicine will host a free afternoon documentary screening and discussion featuring The New Barbarianism, a CSIS Global Health Policy Center original feature. Watch the trailer >>

Health care and humanitarian workers are increasingly in the crosshairs as hospitals and aid centers have become part of the battlefield in today’s wars. A profound surge of violence in Syria and other conflict zones has around the world has claimed thousands of lives, destroyed regional health systems, triggered mass displacement and state collapse — and exposed an international humanitarian crisis.

Join in to learn more about this growing crisis and to discuss possible solutions with an expert panel.


December 18, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States


The National Academy of Medicine