Experts Discuss Attacks on Syria's Health Workers and Facilities

05/16/2013
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The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a roundtable discussion on Attacks on Syria’s Medical Personnel and Facilities on May 10.

Leonard Rubenstein, chair of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition, was one of the speakers, along with Zaher Sahloul of the Syrian American Medical Society (a member of Safeguarding Health in Conflict), Stephen Cornish of Médecins Sans Frontières, and Dorothy Shea of the US Department of State.

Shea’s remarks are available on the Department of State website.

See also related articles from BMJ and Inter Press Service and a background report, Protection of Health Care in Armed and Civil Conflict: Opportunities for Breakthroughs.