WMA Resolution about the Bombing on the Hospital of MSF in Kunduz

Adopted by the 66th General Assembly, Moscow, Russia, October 2015

After the events of October 3 in Kunduz (Afghanistan), the WMA:

  • Extends its deepest condolences to families, colleagues and friends of doctors, healthcare workers and patients killed in the bombing
  • Deeply regrets and condemns the bombing of the Hospital of MSF , considering it a violation of human rights.
  • Reaffirms its positional statements on “Healthcare in Danger” and calls on all countries to respect healthcare personnel in conflict situations
  • Demands an immediate enquiry into the attack by an independent body and the assumption of responsibilities.
Afghanistan, Attacks, Healthcare in Danger, Kunduz, MSF