On 21st April 2022, SPHN co-hosted a webinar Health Workers: Targets or Collateral in Armed Conflict? exploring such attacks in Syria, Ukraine, Myanmar and Tigray. Access the recording here and a list of relevant resources hereWe would like to thank our chair Elly Nott (PhD candidate, King’s College; David Nott Foundation) and our speakers:

Professor Len Rubenstein (Johns Hopkins University) 

Author of Perilous Medicine, the struggle to protect health care from the violence of war 

Dr Hailay Gesesew (Torrens University, Mekelle University) 

Dr Thinn Thinn Hlaing (THET) 

Dr Houssam AlNahhas (Syria Public Health Network, Physicians for Human Rights) 

We are also grateful for the support of our co-hosts:

David Nott Foundation 

Health Professionals for Global Health, UK 

International Child Health Group

Physicians for Human Rights 

Research for Health System Strengthening in North Syria/ King’s College, London 

Syrian American Medical Society 

Syria Public Health Network 


Women in Global Health, UK