Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition

We collate data on attacks on health workers and facilities, patients for the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC).

Attacks on health care violate international humanitarian law and the Geneva Conventions to protect and respect health care in conflict.


Insecurity Insight collates data on attacks on health workers and facilities, patients for the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC).

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The SHCC’s 2020 report on attacks on healthcare in 2019 shares insights and key trends in violence against and obstruction of health care in countries in conflict in 2019. Access and download the datasets on HDX for Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, OPT, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Read the full report here.

Impunity Remains

The 2019 SHCC report ‘Impunity Remains’ focuses on 973 attacks
on health workers, facilities, transport, and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018. Available in English, Arabic and French.

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Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC)

Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC)

The SHCC is made up of 40 health provider organizations, humanitarian groups, human rights organizations, NGOs, and academic programs to take action to protect health workers and end attacks against them.

The coalition promotes the security of health workers and services threatened by war or civil unrest; strengthen universal norms of respect for the right to health; demand accountability for perpetrators; and empower providers and civil society groups to be champions for their right to health.