Canada and the USA: News and Notes, April 2011

30-04-2011 Field Newsletter

This issue focuses on the dangers of providing health care in conflict. We share the ICRC’s experience and our forthcoming campaign. Then we have ICRC deputy director of operations Dominik Stillhart on safe access to health care in North Africa and the Middle East. Finally, we include an ICRC news release condemning the use of an ambulance to attack an Afghan police training centre.

In this issue:

  • Respecting and protecting health care in conflict
  • Middle East and North Africa: coping with medical emergencies
  • Afghanistan: ambulance used in attack on police training compound

... and the latest ICRC news from around the globe.

ICRC Canada/USA Field Newsletter, April  2011