PHM Statement on attacks on health staff in Sri Lanka / موقع الكتروني / Declaración del MSP sobre los ataques al personal sanitario en Sri Lanka

The People’s Health Movement (PHM) condemns the attacks on temporary medical facilities and health staff on 9th May 2022 in front of former Prime Minister Rajapaksa’s official residence and the presidential secretariat in Colombo. PHM demands that the Sri Lankan government must take strict action against those who attacked the protestors and health workers and ensure safety and security of health facilities and personnel. PHM also urges the WHO to intervene in safeguarding the rights of health personnel during such conflicts. PHM expresses solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and their demands for democratic resolution of the current conflict.

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