Report: "Atlas of Mustard Gas Injuries" book-launch ceremony

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 A launching ceremony of the book titled"Atlas of Mustard Gas Injuries" was held on Sunday 20 January 2013 at Tehran Peace Museum. The occasion was marked by the presence of many experts, scholars and government officials including Prof. Kouki Inai from Hiroshima, the chief editor,as well as Iranian authors of the book.

In writing this book, 27 medical doctors (18 Iranians & 9 Japanese) worked together and contributed; the “Atlas” has 22 chapters of which 14 chapters written by Iranians and 8 chapters by Japanese authors.

 

If you are interested to receive a copy, contact us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Please click here  to see photos of the ceremony. 

 

 

A launching ceremony of the book titled "Atlas of Mustard Gas Injuries"was held on Sunday 20 January 2013 at Tehran Peace Museum. The occasion was marked by the presence of many experts, scholars and government officials including Prof. Kouki Inai from Hiroshima, the chief editor, as well as Iranian authors of the book.

During this ceremony, speeches presented by Dr. M.Reza Soroush, president and chairperson of Tehran Peace Museum and SCWVS, Dr. Kouki Inai, Emeritus Professor of Hiroshima University, Mrs. Shizuko Tsuya, Chairperson of MOCT association of Hiroshima, and Mr. Ali Jalali Farahani, a Survivor of chemical warfare who’s story is narrated as a chapter of the book.

According to Dr. Shahriar Khateri co-author and coordinator of the “Atlas” project, this book is an exemplary work of international scientific collaboration for the purpose of humanitarian assistance to war victims and to promote culture of peace which makes it a unique book in its field. It is the result of about 3 years of endeavor and cooperation between Iranian and Japanese researchers and physicians to collect and publish their experiences as a comprehensive study on health impacts of mustard gas, diagnosis and treatment of exposure related illnesses as well as health advice for the survivors and their families; the medical exchange finally led to compilation of the "Atlas of Mustard Gas Injuries" which has been written in three languages (English, Japanese and Persian) and published recently in Japan.

In writing this book, 27 medical doctors (18 Iranians & 9 Japanese) worked together and contributed; the “Atlas” has 22 chapters of which 14 chapters written by Iranians and 8 chapters by Japanese authors.

“Atlas of Mustard gas Injuries” will be distributed in the universities and relevant research institutes around the world soon. 

 

If you are interested to receive a copy, contact us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please click here to see photos of the ceremony. 

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