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Conference plans reconstruction of Darfur’s health services in wake of ceasefire

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1150 (Published 25 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1150
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. 1London

    Darfur’s main rebel group signed a truce with Sudan’s government this week, paving the way for a negotiated end to a conflict that has displaced millions of people and devastated the region. This “potential breakthrough” makes next week’s London conference on rebuilding Darfur’s shattered health services “exceptionally timely,” says its organiser, Mohamed Baraka.

    Being held at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies from 1 March to 3 March, the conference is organised by the charity British Friends of Sudan, in collaboration with the Sudanese community based development agency Development Action Now, Sudan’s Ahfad University for Women, and the London Middle East Institute.

    Professor Baraka told the BMJ, …

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