Health Care in Danger (Page 3)

Read blog posts from the Canadian Red Cross for an overview of the current issues facing Health Care workers in areas of conflict

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Video Update: Saving lives in difficult conditions in South Sudan

The ongoing conflict in South Sudan has left thousands in need of medical care; however, many of them risk death as the unstable situation stops them from getting the medical attention they need.

#CRCSyria - Join the Red Cross for a Twitter chat

Join us on Twitter Thursday, Oct. 3 at noon ET for a live Twitter chat on the Syria crisis. The Canadian Red Cross is hosting this chat to raise awareness about the humanitarian disaster. The conflict in Syria and the resulting massive refugee inf...

Photo of the Day: Panel discussion on health care in danger

This week, the Canadian Red Cross and the ICRC are hosting a workshop bringing together experts to identify recommendations to ensure the safety of health facilities in times of conflict. As such, we’ll be posting a blog post every day this week to h...

Health Care in Danger: Canadian perspectives

This week, the Canadian Red Cross and the ICRC are hosting a workshop bringing together experts to identify recommendations to ensure the safety of health facilities in times of conflict. As such, we’ll be posting a blog post every day this week to h...

Health Care in Danger: Photo essay

This week, the Canadian Red Cross and the ICRC are hosting a workshop bringing together experts to identify recommendations to ensure the safety of health facilities in times of conflict. As such, we’ll be posting a blog post every day this week to h...

Spotlight: Health Care in Danger

This week, the Canadian Red Cross and the ICRC are hosting a workshop bringing together experts to identify recommendations to ensure the safety of health facilities in times of conflict. As such, we’ll be posting a blog post every day this week to h...

Red Cross deploying field hospital for Syrian refugees in Jordan

In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the Red Cross is in the midst of setting up a field hospital in Jordan to provide health care for Syrian refugees who have fled their home as a result of the conflict. To date, 1.9 million people have b...

Photo of the Day: Health care in danger

For 150 years, the ICRC has been providing medical care in times of war or conflict. Providing heath care in conflict can be both difficult and dangerous. Teams are forced to work in the best conditions they can find which sometimes lack basic eq...

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