The deadly effects of violence against medical workers in war zones

Webster, Paul Christopher
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE981
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on the impact of violent attacks against health workers and facilities to health care services in war zones. It says that communities have been denied the needed health services due to the violence against medical workers in war zone countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq and Afghanistan. It mentions that the violence has been attributed to state armed forces and armed groups.


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