Several sources have reported attacks on healthcare facilities in Ukraine, including a children’s hospital, causing numerous deaths and injuries. "Attacks on healthcare facilities or workers breach medical neutrality and are violations of international humanitarian law," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Twitter on Sunday. In this post I argue that such attacks constitute violations of human rights, international humanitarian law, and medical ethical standards.
|Mijlpalentype toekennen||Blog post|
|Outputmedia||Groningen Centre for Health Law Blog|
|Status||Published - 10-mrt-2022|