Violations of human rights in wars, civil conflicts, and brutal repression mounted by governments against their own citizens often have profound consequences to individual and public health and may, in turn, produce humanitarian crises.
The skills of physicians, medical and forensic scientists, and other health workers are uniquely valuable in human rights investigations and documentation, producing evidence of abuse more credible and less vulnerable to challenge than traditional methods of case reporting.
Only in recent decades, however, have physicians organized specifically to meet this responsibility.
Mots-clés Pascal : Exploration, Homme, Rôle professionnel, Médecin, Conflit, Guerre, Politique sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Exploration, Human, Occupational role, Physician, Conflict, War, Health policy
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0091206
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.