Coalition Applauds Pledge By 12 U.N. Member States To Protect Health Workers, Facilities In Conflicts
IntraHealth International: Twelve Countries Pledge to Protect Health Workers and Facilities in Conflict Areas
“IntraHealth International, as co-secretariat of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, applauds a new declaration by France and 11 other U.N. member states to take concrete actions to protect health workers in conflict areas around the world. … At a meeting hosted by the France U.N. Mission on October 31, the coalition joined member states and others to discuss measures needed to implement U.N. Security Council Resolution 2286. Adopted in May 2016, the resolution set out a roadmap for the protection of health workers and facilities globally, which have come under increasing attack in recent years…” (12/5).