Five Years On - living with the ongoing and emerging consequences for health of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/03/2016 - 12:30 - 14:00
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, 158/761 Swanston St, Parkville VIC 3052

This presentation by Prof Tilman Ruff will review updated evidence on the current and expected health impacts of the disaster 5 years on, and identify public health and human rights priorities for dealing with its aftermath and preventing their repetition.

A photo exhibition of Fukushima will also be presented by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff, a professional photographer.

Tilman Ruff is Associate Professor in the School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne; and medical advisor, International Program, Australian Red Cross.

Kristian Laemmle-Ruff is a photographic artist based in Melbourne, Australia.

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