Attacks on healthcare workers, hospitals and ambulances should never occur.
The targeting of humanitarian workers, such as doctors and nurses, represents a serious violation of international human rights law.
From Gaza, Palestine, to Sana’a, Yemen, attacks on healthcare workers and the civilian population are on the rise. Healthcare workers are continuously prevented from providing relief to communities in need and civilians are increasingly targeted in conflict.
Today, along with the rest of the Médecins du Monde/Doctors of the World network, we’re calling for the protection of healthcare workers and civilians around the world.