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Medical Care Under Threat in 2013

Donna McKay | Posted 03.01.2014 | World
Donna McKay

In Bahrain, physicians remain imprisoned during the holidays simply for doing their job. Turkey is considering a bill that seeks to criminalize emergency medical care. And in Syria, the attacks against physicians have reached such epidemic proportions as to constitute war crimes, exacerbating an already massive humanitarian and human rights crisis.

Targeting the Healers: When Governments Attack Health Workers in Times of Conflict

Andrea Gittleman | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Andrea Gittleman

Repressive governments too often target health systems, including doctors, hospitals, and ambulances, as part of a larger crackdown on a civilian population.