Cesar Chelala

Cesar Chelala, MD, PhD, is an international public health consultant who has conducted health-related missions in over 50 countries worldwide. He is also a winner of an Overseas Press Club of America award.
60 Articles

United States Policy on Immigrant Children Violates the CRC

Children have been separated from their parents and kept in steel cages–a…

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Policy on Cuba is an embarrassment for United States

In repeated public health-related visits to Cuba I got a first-hand sense…

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Why Dancing Is Good For Your Health

It has been known for a long time that physical activity–including dancing…

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The widespread impact of domestic violence

María Salguero knows how to leverage her background as a geophysical engineer…

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Edward Said: remembering a Palestinian patriot

The 2019 Memorial Lecture honouring Edward W. Said, “Out of Place: Refugees,…

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Gideon Levy: A Voice of Sanity from Israel

I first learned of Gideon Levy many years ago, during a casual…

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President Donald Trump’s ‘Magical Realism’

It is possible that President Donald Trump never suspected this, but among…

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Is there an end to tragic fate of Syrian refugees in Lebanon?

The influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon which started in 2011 following…

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A simple lesson of peace

As a writer on human rights issues, I do not lack reasons…

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Obesity is Serious Threat to Children’s Health

Rapid development accompanied by decreasing levels of physical activity, increased caloric consumption 

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