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CNN: Health Workers Increasingly Under Attack

Ambulances are deliberately blocked from accessing wounded people, or held up for hours at checkpoints.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


CNN - In many more cases, health workers are harassed or threatened by fighters, sometimes seeking to obstruct treatment for their wounded enemies, or demanding supplies. Ambulances are deliberately blocked from accessing wounded people, or held up for hours at checkpoints. Each incident effectively denies the right of wounded and sick people to healthcare.

Read More, World Must Act to Stop Attacks on Health Workers

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