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The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition found that attacks on health care occurred in 23 countries in conflict in 2017. The sheer number of countries and the intensity of attacks on health facilities, health workers, ambulances, and patients are staggering.
Newsletter from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition detailing attacks on health from June to October 2018. If you have not already, please sign up to our newsletter on this site.
At an event at the the United Nations General Assembly last week, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, issued a call to action for achieving universal health coverage in emergencies.
Statement on attacks on health care in conflict given to the Lantos Human Rights Commission by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Chair, Leonard Rubenstein. This statement outlines the current status of attacks on health care around the world, and provides clear and tangible recommendations for Congress.