Week 1 wrap up
We hope that the story of the crisis at the district hospital has helped you understand the principles of medical peace work.
You should now be able to:
- Identify challenges faced by health workers during violent conflict, including the need to maintain impartiality and the tension between medical ethics and security priorities.
- Advocate for International Humanitarian Law.
- Apply the seven steps of the Do No Harm framework to a conflict situation.
Next week we move to a story of a different manifestation of violence, as we try to understand how to ‘do no harm’ in the event of a nuclear explosion.