Workshop At World Health Summit Examines Challenges Of Health Care In Conflict Settings

BMJ Blogs: Seema Biswas: Conflict is a global health challenge
Seema Biswas, editor in chief of BMJ Case Reports, and colleagues, write, “One of the most important global health challenges we all face is the effect of conflict on health.” They describe a workshop held at a recent World Health Summit “which focused on the human cost of conflict, the danger to health care personnel and health care infrastructure in conflict zones, and the mitigation of driving and sustaining factors of conflict, in order to promote stability and development to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable communities…” (11/11).