Healthcare Under Fire - Health Challenges in Occupied Palestine @ Franklin-Wilkins Building, King's College, London [22 March]

Healthcare Under Fire - Health Challenges in Occupied Palestine

18:00 - 20:00

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Franklin-Wilkins Building, King's College
150 Stamford Street, SE1 8 London, United Kingdom
Join KCL Global Health Society for our upcoming panel event and Q&A event, where we will be hearing from a variety of academics and campaigners from King's College London, University College London and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

We will be hearing from four speakers in a panel/Q&A setting about how health provision in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are challenged due to the ongoing Israeli occupation.

Our panellists are as follows:

-Hanna Kienzler is a lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine who has conducted long-term ethnographic research in Palestine with a focus on mental health, trauma and resilience. (

— Rohan Talbot is the Acting Campaigns and Media Manager at Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). MAP is a humanitarian charity which works through programmes with local partners toward a future where all Palestinians can access an effective, sustainable and locally-led system of healthcare and the full realisation of their rights to health and dignity. (

-Pennie Quinton is a PhD candidate within KCL's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine who has focused her research on how journalists and civilians are targeted/ treated and prevented from gathering news.

-Rawan Kafri is a Palestinian form East Jerusalem who is currently studying her Masters in Global Health at UCL and can give insight into her experiences growing up and challenges around accessing healthcare in Palestine.

We will also be joined by Mohamed Jabaly, a film maker from Gaza who is in London promoting his new documentary, Ambulance.
Mohamed Jabaly, a young man from Gaza City, joins an ambulance crew as war approaches, looking for his place in a country under siege, where at times there seems to be no foreseeable future. While thousands of things are published on the recurring violence in Gaza, the stories behind them remain hidden. Not this one.

Room 1.71, Franklin Wilkins Building, King's College London (Stamford Street)
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