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International Review of the Red Cross, 2013 - No 889 – Violence against health care (I): The problem and the law

The International Review of the Red Cross is a quarterly published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Cambridge University Press.



See also: Violence against health care (II): The way forward

Issue No. 889 – 2013

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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Table of contents

Editorial

Making the case

The regulatory framework

Books and articles

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