1. Violence against health facilities:
This includes attacks on, or interference with medical facilities such as clinics, hospitals, medical stores, laboratories, and pharmacies, including bombing, shelling, forced entry, shooting into buildings, destroying materials, and looting. It also includes the cordoning off of an area containing a health structure that prevents access to it by health staff and patients.
2. Violence against health staff:
Regarded as attacks on medical, paramedical (including first-aid volunteers), and support staff assigned to medical functions, including killing, kidnapping, harassment, threats, intimidation, robbery, arrests and detention for performing medical tasks.
3. Violence against the wounded and sick:
This category includes assaults on patients or those trying to access medical care, killing and injury, harassment and intimidation, blocking or interfering with timely access to care, denial of medical assistance and discrimination, and interruption of medical care through arrest and/or detention of wounded fighters by forces who could not or would not assure a continuity of medical care.
4. Violence against medical transport:
Charactorised by attacks on ambulances, medical ships, planes, or evacuation helicopters, whether civilian or military, and interference with the transport