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June 5, 2017
Conflict Zones

Dangerous work: media invited to hear about being a nurse in a conflict zone

Monday June 5, 2017 (CALGARY) – Members of the media are invited to attend a presentation tomorrow morning, spotlighting the dangers to Canadian nurses as they provide care in conflict zones.   “Over the past 20 months alone, attacks on medical facilities have occurred in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and South Sudan in violation of international […]

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October 26, 2016
Conflict Zones

Canada's nurses express concern to Prime Minister about the recent attacks on hospitals and health care workers in Syria and other conflict zones

CFNU on behalf of Canadian nurses: “The persistent and targeted attacks on doctors, nurses and other health care workers must… are in direct contravention of humanitarian law.”  

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