- Illustrate the humanitarian problem
- Review the relevant legal and ethical frameworks
- Outline different solutions at the legal, operational, and policy levels
Assaults on health workers and facilities seriously affect access to health care, depriving patients of treatment, and interrupting measures to prevent and control contagious diseases and other health issues. Organisations and facilities are adopting a ZERO TOLERANCE attitude towards violence against healthcare workers.
Following numerous workshops through out the world, the International Red Cross has devised a "non-exhaustive" list of measure that may be undertaken by healthcare workers to help prevent violence, and has been described as follows:
Each individual can contribute to improving the protection of health care by sharing information and proposing solutions, i.e.:
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