Casualties: Narrative and Images of the War on Iraq

  title={Casualties: Narrative and Images of the War on Iraq},
  author={Seiji Yamada and Mary C. Smith Fawzi and Gregory G. Maskarinec and Paul Farmer},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={401 - 415}
The Iraqi people have endured an excess burden of morbidity and mortality during the past 15 years due to war and sanctions, with the March 2003 Anglo-American assault on and subsequent occupation of Iraq representing the most recent chapter. Children have been disproportionately affected; many have died from infectious disease, malnutrition, and lack of access to health care. There have been significant differences in the availability of narrative accounts and images of this suffering… Expand
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