UN urged to act as research shows nearly 1,000 attacks on health workers in 2018
New figures presented to the United Nations Security Council show there were nearly 1,000 attacks on health care last year.
The annual figures, produced by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition and presented to members of the Security Council on April 1, show that hospitals have been subjected to airstrikes, clinics have been torched and patients assaulted. In total there were 951 attacks on health facilities in 23 countries.
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