Attacks on medical care

Don't Shoot the Ambulance: Medicine in the Crossfire

The full article is available in World Policy Journal

Violence in all its forms—against health facilities and personnel—represents one of the most serious, complicated, and neglected contemporary humanitarian and security issues. As physicians and hospitals providing medical service in war zones multiply, their facilities have increasingly become military targets – placing their medical staff in danger and preventing locals from seeking care. 

Authors

Jason Cone and Françoise Duroch