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International Review of the Red Cross

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Established in 1869, the International Review of the Red Cross is a quarterly journal published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Cambridge University Press. It is a forum for debate on international humanitarian law and humanitarian action and policy, during armed conflict and other situations of violence. It is dedicated to governments, international governmental and non-governmental organisations, universities, the media and all those interested in humanitarian issues at large. On-line copies of the Review dating back to 1995 are available.

A selection of articles from the International Review of the Red Cross are also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and  Spanish.

Latest issue No. 889

THEME - Violence against health care (I): The problem and the law

Download pdfPDF 5 MB Patients and health-care personnel alike face extraordinary risks in today’s armed conflicts and other emergencies. Part I of this thematic issue focuses on patterns of attacks against health care, based on results from health-related data collection and field studies. It also outlines the legal and ethical frameworks applicable to the provision of health care. Part II will focus on the legal, operational or policy measures that can be taken to improve access to medical care in volatile contexts.
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