Stop military strikes and ship in aid, doctors say

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 13 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:823
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Medact, the UK pressure group of health professionals, has led calls for an end to military action in Afghanistan and for an international humanitarian aid programme. Several relief agencies have also urged an end to the attacks and called for food and medical supplies to be shipped in before the winter snow begins in mid-November.

    The agencies point out that Afghanistan, the poorest country in Asia, was already facing the prospect of a winter of severe food shortages before the terrorist attacks on the United States and the …

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