Suicide bomber outside hospital in Kabul

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02 November 2021: In Kabul, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up at the entrance of the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Military Hospital, followed by heavy gunfire. About 10 minutes later, a second, larger explosion took place. At least 19 people were killed and 43 others wounded. Islamic State in Khorasan Province later […]

Two doctors reported killed in Sudan protests

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26 October 2021, Khartoum, Sudan, Medics in Sudan’s capital say military asked for wounded to be handed over and bullets reached hospital gates. As protesters took to the streets to oppose the arrest of Sudan’s prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, and other ministers, security forces beat protesters and drove cars into the crowd. As injured were […]

Head of Children’s Hospital fired at

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07 October 2021: in Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, armed individuals in a car opened fire at the head of the Children’s Hospital. The director was injured and received medical attention. Source: ACLED Return to Mexico home page.

Violence against health care in Mexico

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The SHCC identified 16 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in Mexico in 2020. Health workers were killed and health facilities raided in these incidents. Mexico also saw some of the highest numbers of COVID-19-related violence against health care. Return to Mexico country page.

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23 October 2021: In Ganyela village, Fada N’gourma city and department Gourma province, suspected Jama’a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM) militants kidnapped three INGO health workers and seized their vehicle.

Female aid worker kidnapped on way to work at hospital in Ouest

By: Helen Buck

25 August 2021: In Santo, Croix-des-Bouquets arrondissement, Ouest department, a female NGO employee was kidnapped by armed perpetrators whilst on her way to work. The victim worked as a laboratory technician and collaborated with a local hospital and prenatal clinic for over 15 years. As a result of the attack, the NGO closed all of […]