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Medical Care & Medical Ethics at Guantanamo

A conference co-sponsored by The Constitution Project and Global Lawyers and Physicians at Boston University School of Public Health.

National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington DC
December 2, 2013

One hundred sixty two detainees remain at the Guantanamo detention facility. It is an aging population whose medical issues are increasing in scope and complexity. The purpose of this conference is to identify, analyze and propose solutions to structural and other obstacles that impede physicians’ ability to deliver to Guantanamo detainees quality ethical medical care that meets professional standards.

Agenda

Bios of Conference Participants

Conference Summary

Panel Videos

Opening Remarks

Panel 1: The Case of Tarek El Sawah: Presentation and Discussion

Panel 2: The Case of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif: Presentation and Discussion

Panel 3: Managing Hunger Strikes

Panel 4: Charting the Path Forward

Closing Remarks

Conference Materials

PowerPoint Presentations

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