Even as they were making countless sacrifices during the pandemic, health workers were targeted in 1,100+ attacks last year, according to a 

From Anthony Fauci to local health officials, public health officials are being threatened for doing their jobs: advising the public and enforcing coronavirus containment measures, CNN reports.   The threats are happening in red and blue states alike, and in both rural and…

Today marks the UN’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, and it comes as health workers worldwide are under extraordinary strain as they hold down the COVID-19 frontlines.  

Indiscriminate attacks on health care have contributed to an epic humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen. A new report tracks these attacks in the hope of holding perpetrators on all sides accountable.  

Ebola has reached Goma, a city of 2 million people, marking a dreaded milestone in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's outbreak, AP reports.

Political violence following the collapse of Omar al-Bashir's regime in April 2019 is straining Sudan’s fragile health and emergency services. But Sudan has the resources and leaders, including experienced medical professionals needed to strengthen the system, says a group…

In violent contexts like Syria, frontline health workers face wrenching ethical decisions.   When a hospital is bombed, leaders have to decide whether to move to a safer location—possibly decreasing access to care in the area. Heightening the ethical challenge, local…

Friday, Cameroonian epidemiologist Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung was killed in an attack on Butembo University Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that also injured 2 others, the WHO reports.  

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 health care in conflict and calling for concrete steps on prevention and…

Attacks on health care have hit 2 conflict-ridden regions this week.