Leonard Rubenstein's Book: Perilous Medicine: The Struggle to Protect Health Care from the Violence of War

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Leonard Rubenstein, the chair of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, recently released a new book about how the violence against hospitals, patients, nurses, doctors, and other health workers has become a horrifically common feature of modern war.

The UN Security Council's Resolution on the Protection of Health Care: A Five-year Review of Ongoing Violence and Inaction to Stop it

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Five years after the United Nations (UN) Security Council passed a landmark resolution committing countries to prevent attacks on health care and hold perpetrators accountable, violence against health workers and facilities rages on unabated

Health Worker Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic (October 2020 Update)

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Insecurity Insight published a new analysis document on health worker safety in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This edition examines the difference in the reported conflict- and COVID-related violence against health care personnel, services, infrastructure and equipment by looking at who commits such violence, what weapons are used and what this can tell us about the perpetrators’ underlying motives.