Health-care workers, volunteers and communities at risk

Are you part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement?
Are you concerned about violence against health-care workers and patients?
Are you working in armed conflict or other emergencies?

At a workshop during the next Council of Delegates experts and managers from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement will discuss how to secure access to health care in armed violence.

Help us bring the debate closer to the reality in the field and find solutions.

The workshop is part of the Movement’s Health Care in Danger project.

It will focus specifically on several topics that came up during some of Health Care in Danger expert workshops, where many National Societies participated.

  • dealing with “follow-up attacks”
    (situations where the same location is targeted several times while first responders are intervening)
  • measures to support ambulance workers and prevent misuse of ambulances
  • different ways to mobilize States, authorities, the health care community and other actors to help secure health care

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      • How can we address the issue of HCiD in the situations other than armed conflict and emergency situations?

        As HCiD primarily focuses on AC and OSV/emeregncy, we might need different approach to deal with the issue.

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                      • Are there guidelines for national societies and other partners to document any form of attacks during emergency responses?

                        Having an official documentation of any form of attacks will help in advocating and lobbying for the safety of the health personnel, facilities and ambulances so as to prevent or minimize future attacks.

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