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Health-care workers must not be attacked

In armed conflict, health-care workers treat anyone who is sick or wounded – they don't take sides.

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Summary

This 30 second TV spot shows health-care workers struggling to tend the sick and wounded on the battlefield as the conflict rages. It contrasts fighters using guns and tanks to defend themselves with medical personnel who have no such shield. Powerful scenes of health workers preparing to treat the wounded are intercut with fighters preparing for battle. The spot ends with a call to fighters not to attack health-care workers – it’s a matter of life and death, for them as well as the casualties they treat.

Details

Running time:
34 seconds
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
V-F-CR-F-00988
Copyright:
ICRC