U.K. International Development Secretary Highlights New Fund To Spur Innovation In Health Care Delivery To War Zones
Daily Telegraph: Targeting of hospitals in Syria is ‘unparalleled brutality,’ Penny Mordaunt says
“…Penny Mordaunt, the international development secretary, has launched an £11 million fund to try and find innovative ways to deliver health care in war zones. Medical supplies have become a target in what she described as a ‘blatant breach of international humanitarian law.’ … ‘The aid sector needs to innovate if it is to continue delivering life-saving assistance in the most difficult situations imaginable. That’s why last month we launched a new fund with USAID to find new technology solutions and innovations to save lives in conflict zones. I urge any business or group with a bold idea to apply[,’ Mordaunt said]…” (Dixon, 3/21).