Terrorist Attacks against Hospitals World-Wide Trends and Attack Types
Ulmer, N., Barten, D., De Cauwer, H., et al. (2022). Terrorist Attacks against Hospitals: World-Wide Trends and Attack Types. (Abstract only.) Prehospital Disaster Medicine. 37(1):25-32.
The authors reviewed 50 years' worth of data from Global Terrorism Database to examine incidence, and characteristics of terrorist attacks against hospitals. They found an increase in incidents over the past decade, particularly in the Middle East & North Africa and South Asia. The authors also provide considerations for healthcare planning and security.