The long shadow of war on the health of military personnel

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 | Kate Sloane | No Comments

Associate Professor Nick Wilson

Fig 4 WW1 injuries - AmbulanceThis blog post looks at a recently published study of the lifespan of NZ soldiers who participated in the First World War. It then asks more broadly what is known about the longer term health outcomes for military personnel participating in war – and suggests that such issues need to be considered carefully by governments before participating in foreign military engagements.

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