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    • The World's Emergency Room

    • The Growing Threat to Doctors, Nurses, and Humanitarian Workers
    • By: Michael VanRooyen
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Twenty years ago the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife, and vaccinator is multiplied untold times in the vulnerable populations deprived of their care. In a 2005 report, the ICRC found that for every soldier killed in the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 60 civilians died due to loss of immunizations and other basic health services.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read for the Modern Humanitarian

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95