U.N. General Assembly Resolution Calls For Increased Protection Of HCWs From Violence
NPR: Medical Workers In Conflict Zones Have Never Faced Greater Risks
“…Since 2012, there have been 2,300 incidents of violence or threats of violence reported to the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), though the IFRC suspects that many more go unreported. This week, the United Nations passed a resolution that recognizes this danger and strengthens existing international laws that protect health care workers in conflict zones…” (Klibanoff, 12/16).
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