War and Public Health: A Handbook

31 December 1996
War and Public Health: A Handbook
Reference 0641
Category Publication
Language English

A manual intended for medical and other personnel responsible for humanitarian activities in armed conflicts.

It covers the following topics: setting up a health-care system that meets the essential needs of war victims, particularly of displaced persons; public health tools most frequently used for evaluation, establishment of priorities, analysis of possible activities and their follow-up; protecting war victims and aspects of humanitarian law related to health; and lastly, ethical problems.

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