Attacks on health workers and facilities have become a feature of modern war; they are not simply committed by rogue countries or forces.
Want to help the people of Haiti? Below are several volunteer and job opportunities for both health workers and for those with logistical/humanitarian aid experience.
In 2006, the World Health Organization (WHO) identified 57 countries with severe health worker shortages. These and other nations cannot expect to meet the health and development needs of their people if recruitment practices remain unmonitored and operate without guidelines that are ethical, reflective of local need, and grounded in human rights.
We've received the following message from our colleagues at Partners In Health: Partners in Health are seeking orthopedic surgeons and other medical personnel to assist with disaster relief in Haiti.
Last month, PHR released an analysis of the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief's (PEPFAR) second five-year strategy.