Women Disproportionately Affected By Violent Attacks On HCWs

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Brave Women on the Front Lines of Health Care Deserve Protection
Sarah Dwyer, communications manager at IntraHealth, writes, “…Women are the ones most affected by attacks on health care. Globally the vast majority of health workers are women — and in many countries, more than 75 percent of the health workforce is female…” Dwyer discusses efforts to improve the safety of health care workers worldwide (3/8).

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