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The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition found there were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports, and patients in 23 countries in conflict last year. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. Read our report and join us to advocate for protection of health workers in conflict around the world.
The APHA’s Governing Council adopted 14 new policy statements at its 2019 Annual Meeting in November. Ending Attacks on Health Workers calls on the World Health Organization, governments, the United Nations Security Council, and parties in conflicts to take specific actions to end attacks on health workers.