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Health and the Law of Armed Conflict

Gian Luca Burci and Brigit Toebes (eds), Research Handbook on Global Health Law, Elgar, 2018, Forthcoming

17 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2017  

Annyssa Bellal

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Date Written: November 29, 2017

Abstract

This article examines the international law applicable to the protection of human health in armed conflicts situations. It also addresses the different international initiatives on attacks on health care, including on humanitarian access. In addition, it discusses the challenges surrounding non-state armed groups, as a threat to health care, but also as health care providers.

Keywords: international humanitarian law, health care, armed conflicts, human rights law, non-state armed groups, humanitarian access, counter-terrorism

Suggested Citation

Bellal, Annyssa, Health and the Law of Armed Conflict (November 29, 2017). Gian Luca Burci and Brigit Toebes (eds), Research Handbook on Global Health Law, Elgar, 2018, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3079434

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