War impacts on health

War impacts on health

Organizer

Helena da Silva (Institute of Contemporary History of the NOVA University of Lisbon)

Discussant

Helena da Silva (Institute of Contemporary History of the NOVA University of Lisbon)

Contact detailshelenadasilva@fcsh.unl.pt

Panel title

War impacts on health

Panel description

Throughout history military conflicts had a direct impact on soldiers and civilians lives, particularly on health. This panel aims at analysing and discussing some of war impacts on health. Wars had consequences over populations, including food deprivation, poor hygiene and stress affecting their well-being and contributing to reduce their health conditions. In the same way, this also affected soldiers that were more exposed to illness and epidemics, apart the physical and psychological wounds of the war.

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