Medical community urged to defend Bahraini doctors

  title={Medical community urged to defend Bahraini doctors},
  author={Sharmila Devi},
  journal={The Lancet},
Health Care Workers in the setting of the “Arab Spring”: a scoping review for the Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria
Research evidence on health care workers in the setting of the “Arab Spring” is scarce and this review and the gap map can inform the research agendas of funders and researchers working in the field of health care Workers in conflict setting.
Health professionals should be speaking out about the victimisation of doctors in Bahrain.
  • S. Saunders, L. London
  • Medicine
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
  • 2012
Doctors in Bahrain who treated people wounded during and after demonstrations have been arrested, tried by a military court and given sentences of up to 15 years’ imprisonment.
Mini-slings--concern regarding marketing of these devices in South Africa.
A different but more appropriate approach to consent for children participating in research is put forward, consistent with international practice.
The right to practice medicine without repercussions: ethical issues in times of political strife
  • L. Hathout
  • Political Science
    Philosophy, ethics, and humanities in medicine : PEHM
  • 2012
It is posits that physicians in certain countries in the Middle East during the “Arab Spring,” specifically Syria and Bahrain, are being used as both political pawns and political weapons in clear violation of Geneva Convention and World Medical Association guidelines, and that an international call for a United Nations inquiry must be made in order to protect the neutrality of medical care and personnel during times of armed conflict.