Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a pact ending two decade “state of war” on Monday, putting a stop to a conflict that has destabilized the Horn of Africa. The declaration to reinstate trade, economic and diplomatic ties, reopen embassies and resume flights comes 20 years after…

The battle for Mosul ended a year ago, but people are returning by the thousands—and finding a healthcare system in ruins, Médecins Sans Frontières reports.   For a population of 1.8 million people, there are still less than 1,000 hospital beds—half the minimum standard for…

One key group has been left out of most efforts to track attacks on healthcare: those training to be doctors.  

Attacks on healthcare services are a cruel reality of today's violent conflicts.

The people fleeing villages in South Sudan due to renewed conflict brought the possessions they could carry and the horror they endured. Thousands are believed to have been displaced from villages in Leer and Mayendit counties by troops who destroyed food stores and…

Despite a 2016 UN Resolution protecting health professionals from attacks and threats, modern anti-terror laws in many states are misused to cast healthcare as a form of support to the enemy, leaving providers vulnerable to prosecution.

A decade of escalating violence in Afghanistan killed or injured 10,000 last year, and estimates show the Taliban now commands 70% of the country. The fighting is an everyday reality for civilians and staff who pass through Kabul’s Surgical Center for War Victims, their…

Vital humanitarian aid is at risk for hundreds of thousands of people living in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah as a Saudi-led coalition lays siege to the rebel-held port city.  80% of aid materials such as medicine, fuel and food enter Yemen through Hodeidah; to the…

A 21-year-old paramedic was killed Friday, shot in the back by Israeli forces while trying to reach injured demonstrators near Israel's perimeter fence.

Attacks on health care killed nearly 400 patients and health workers in 2017 across 23 countries—and that’s likely a vast underestimate, found the latest report by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.