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César Chelala

César Chelala

Dr. César Chelala is an international public health consultant, co-winner of an Overseas Press Club of America award and two national journalism awards from Argentina.

Articles by this author

 

Children Have the Right to Be Safe From Gun Violence Made Possible by the GOP's Political Lunacy

What is truly needed is an effective ban on gun sales and education efforts to change a culture of violence to a culture of peace.

César Chelala ·


The Haitian People Deserve Better

Human Rights Watch has denounced the deportation of Haitians back to Haiti by the U.S. and other countries.

César Chelala ·


War has Wreaked Havoc on Ukraine's Public Health System

The Russian army attacks on health facilities, including hospitals and maternity wards, have been repeatedly denounced by international health agencies.

César Chelala ·


Prosecute Russian and Other Powerful Countries' War Crimes

A new international security framework needs to be created whereby every country will feel secure that it won't be invaded at the whim and unilateral decision of more powerful countries.

César Chelala ·


The Long-Lasting Danger of Cluster Bomb Use

That children and innocent civilians can be indiscriminately killed by these dangerous weapons makes it urgent the need for all countries to ban them permanently.

César Chelala ·


Holodomor Belies Putin's Words and Actions on Ukraine

Since 2006, the Holodomor famine carried out by the Soviet government has been called a genocide by Ukraine and 15 other countries.

César Chelala ·


Honoring the Reverend Desmond Tutu

The best way to honor his memory is for leaders of industrialized countries to provide increased public health and socio-economic support to the African people to whom Desmond Tutu devoted his life and work.

César Chelala ·


Climate Change Brings Serious Health Risks

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that global warming and rainfall changes cause the loss of at least 150,000 lives every year.

César Chelala ·

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