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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-08-23
  • Title
    Health care in danger: Making the case
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    International Committee for the Red Cross
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    International Committee for the Red Cross
  • Description
    "Armed conflict and internal disturbances - such as violent protests and riots - cause injuries among those directly participating and those who get caught in the way. Serious injuries require medical attention, yet it is precisely at these moments of greatest need that health-care services are most vulnerable to disruption, interference and attack. Violence, both actual and threatened, affects the delivery of health care in several ways. " (excerpt from document)
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    violence, safety, campaigns
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