News

Read more about recent RIAH activities and publications.

Report Published for the IPI

RIAH Researcher Rohini Haar collaborated on a recently published report for the International Peace Institute on improving data collection on attacks on healthcare. Click for the full report.

Report Published for the IPI

Report published: Crisis in Afghanistan

RIAH Co-I, Prof Rubenstein, along with other colleagues at Hopkins recently wrote and published this important report on the maternal and child health crisis facing Afghanistan. Click for the full report.

Report published: Crisis in Afghanistan

Conference Presentation

Co-Investigator Bertrand Taithe presented on Intimacy and the
Gendering of War: Women’s experiences of insurgency war (1996-2006) in Nepal. Click to see the full conference programme.

Conference Presentation

Publication: Joint Health Staff Survey in South Sudan

RIAH partners Insecurity Insight collaborated on this study which aims to identify incidents of violence as experienced by health care staff since 2021 and to better understand health workers perspectives on causes, impact and prevention and response.

Publication: Joint Health Staff Survey in South Sudan

Event: Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks – Attacks During a Pandemic

On 11th May 2022 Insecurity Insight and RIAH co-hosted a session at the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks giving a practical view on the principles of risk sharing.

Event: Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks  – Attacks During a Pandemic

Op-Ed Published in Mother Jones

RIAH Consortium member Leonard Rubenstein recently published 'Russia Has a Long, Cruel History of Attacking Hospitals. Maybe This Time Its Leaders Will Be Prosecuted'

Op-Ed Published in Mother Jones

Myanmar – One Year of Targeted Violence against Health Care

Consortium partners Insecurity Insight publish a special report on violence against healthcare in Myanmar - one year on from the military coup.

Myanmar – One Year of Targeted Violence against Health Care

Syrian Civil War Publication

Consortium members Rohini Haar and Len Rubenstein, along with others, authored this paper giving an overview of attacks against civilian infrastructure during the Syrian civil war 2012–2018.

Syrian Civil War Publication

Afghanistan needs international support. But what kind?

Paper written by RIAH consortium members Karl Blanchet and Bertrand Taithe is published in The New Humanitarian, 13th September 2021

Afghanistan needs international support. But what kind?

Workshop Summary: Rethinking History of Violence

A summary of presentations, roundtables and questions and answers taken from the June 4th Rethinking History of Violence, Health and Care in Wartime workshop

Workshop Summary: Rethinking History of Violence

SHCC Annual Report Released

The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) released its annual report in May 2021 identifying reported incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in 2020

SHCC Annual Report Released

Roundtable Summary

On 27 April 2021 RIAH and Chatham House co-hosted a roundtable: "Attacks on health and protection of civilians in armed conflict: Five years on from UN Security Council Resolution 2286"

Roundtable Summary