Leonard S. Rubenstein

In the face of persistent violence against hospitals, medical personnel and patients, 3 years ago the UN Security Council adopted a resolution reaffirming long-held norms of respecting and protecting…

This article was originally published by the International Peace Institute. In May the UN Security Council adopted a wide-ranging resolution designed to protect health care in conflict. On…

This article was originally published in TheHill.com. 

Just before WHO Director-General Margaret Chan gave her plenary speech to the World Health Assembly delegates on May 18, the Assembly held a moment of silence and a candle was lit in memory of the…

A new report by the Center for Public Health and Human Rights and the Syrian American Medical Society recounts the experiences of 27 physicians and other health workers in Syria (all but two of them…