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Choices and dilemmas – health-care workers on the frontline: an online discussion


Online discussion that took place on 21 January 2013. In the context of the Health Care in Danger campaign and on the occasion of the launch of a unique guide for health-care workers, three experts respond to questions on the responsibilities of medical staff in armed conflict or other emergencies. Running order of topics: 1. Health-care standards in armed violence – Robin Coupland, also author of the guide for health-care workers. 2. Importing health care into conflict zones – Doris Schopper 3. Medical ethics in situations of armed violence – Vivienne Nathanson 4. Sharing personal data with authorities, media or NGOs – Robin Coupland 5. Closing segment, including questions and answers. For more information on this event, click on the link in the right-hand column.

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