Skip main navigation

Introduction to the case

Welcome video to the first case

Imagine you are a frontline healthcare worker in a country ravaged by war…

This case is based on a real-life situation involving armed insurgency. We will use it to help you to:

  1. Identify the challenges faced by health workers during violent conflict, especially the tension between medical ethics, security priorities, and the need for impartiality.

  2. Advocate for International Humanitarian Law.

  3. Apply the Do No Harm framework to different conflict situations.

This article is from the free online

Global Health, Conflict and Violence

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now