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MSF Canada #NotATarget Campaign

Posted by GHO Admin on March 7, 2016 in Events

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada is launching a social media act of solidarity to stand up for the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure, patients, medical staff, and hospitals in conflicts.

On average an MSF-supported health structure was bombed or shelled every single week in Syria in 2015 and in the first six weeks of 2016. MSF's health workers and health structures have also been targeted in Yemen, South Sudan and Afghanistan, amongst other countries, causing intolerable suffering, death and destruction. These are just the latest example of health facilities and humanitarian aid efforts around the world being treated as military targets in the last few years.

What can you do?

MSF is seeking to grow the public’s awareness around this issue. We encourage you to help us by participating in our #NotATarget social media campaign. 

Tell the world that civilians, hospitals, schools, patients, doctors, nurses, marketplaces, children, teachers are #NotATarget.

For social media messaging, pictures, posters and more information, visit