The Principle of Medical Neutrality
This Physicians for Human Rights video provides a brief introduction to the principle of Medical Neutrality, its foundation in medical ethics and international law, violations of Medical Neutrality, and steps that can be taken to protect and promote the principle. I produced, directed, edited, and narrated this video, which I also co-wrote with Andrea Gittleman.
- Project Type
- Advocacy, Documentary, Educational, Interview, Nonprofit, Video
- Physicians for Human Rights
- Audio Editor, Camera Operator, Consultant, Copy Editor, Director, Motion Graphics Designer, Narrator, Producer, Video Editor, Videographer, Writer
- Canon XH A1, Compressor, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Photoshop, Soundtrack Pro
- AAC, H.264, HD, HDV, MiniDV, ProRes 422
War and civil unrest turn soldiers—and, often, civilians—into deliberate targets. Medical professionals have an ethical duty to provide care and treatment to those in need, without discrimination, even in times of conflict. But during conflict and civil unrest, health care professionals, facilities, and patients too often come under attack. These attacks are not a natural part of conflict, but are deliberate violations of the principle of Medical Neutrality.
This is an Incredible video! Wow—really terrific.
The video is wonderful!
Comments from PHR staff and advisors.