Medact report highlights aftermath of Iraq conflictBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1128-b (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1128
- Jocalyn Clark
Months after armed combat against Iraq has ended, the devastating health and environmental effects of the conflict continue and may persist for generations, says a new report from Medact, the UK based charity of health professionals highlighting the health impacts of war and conflict.
The report, a follow up to the charity's 2002 document Collateral Damage (BMJ 2002 325:1134), contains the results of an eight month survey of publicly available health data and expert organisations in and outside Iraq. Medact estimates that as many as …