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Dr. Nour, a general practitioner, works at a field hospital in Syria near the Turkish-Syrian border. She and the hospital are at constant risk of attack from aerial bombardment and car bombs.
In response to President Obama’s visit to Burma in November for the ASEAN Summit, PHR created the following map to highlight areas of concern.
Dr. Sohail was detained by the Syrian government twice; he was targeted for his activism and for being a doctor who treated injured protesters.
The rapidly spreading Ebola epidemic in West Africa is both a human rights and public health crisis. Widney Brown, PHR director of programs, discusses the Ebola epidemic at a panel event hosted by Roosevelt House examining the human rights standards applicable to the epidemic, and the threat posed not only to Africa, but also to the rest of the world.
Samira’s story is a chilling, but all too common, example of the fear and persecution that doctors in Syria face on a daily basis. Multiple times throughout her country’s civil war, Samira has suffered from the persistent targeting of doctors.