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military medical officer and the Geneva Conventions

Olivier Servais

military medical officer and the Geneva Conventions

by Olivier Servais

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Published by International Committee of Military Medicine and Pharmacy in Liège, Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Military -- Standards -- Legislation.,
  • Military Medicine -- standards -- legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Olivier Servais.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/01242 (U)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2251893M
    LC Control Number89128822
    OCLC/WorldCa19982780

    A military chaplain ministers to military personnel and, in most cases, their families and civilians working for the some cases they will also work with local civilians within a military area of operations. Although the term chaplain originally had Christian roots, it is generally used today in military organizations to describe all professionals specially trained to serve any. Numerous Swiss citizens reported that the conditions at Wauwilermoos were in violation of the Geneva Conventions, including a Swiss Army medical officer, an officer on the Swiss Army's General Staff, and the editors of two Swiss newspapers. Starting in on-site inspections had been carried out by the Swiss officials.

      The Geneva Conventions are an international agreement, a series of treaties that the military of numerous countries must abide by in times of war. They were first implemented by the International Committee for Relief to the Wounded, which later became the International Committee for the Red Cross and Red Crescent.   British troops breached the Geneva conventions and subjected Iraqi civilians to cruel and inhuman treatment by hooding them and taking turns to .

    Dept. of Army, Pamphlet , Treaties Governing Land Warfare (7 December ) [-hereinafter DAPAM (reprinted in Documentary Supplement). Dept. of Army, Pamphlet , Protocols To The Geneva Conventions of 12 August (1 September ). [hereinafter DA PAM (reprinted in Documentary Supplement). The senior medical officer must approve the verification. Military intelligence (MI) personnel are always authorized access to detainee medical information Only Geneva Conventions III has an Article 3 that states that the following acts are, and shall remain, prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever: violence to life and.


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This rule goes back to the Geneva Convention and was repeated in the subsequent Geneva Conventions of and It is now set forth in the First, Second and Fourth Geneva Conventions of Its scope was expanded in Article 15 of Additional Protocol I to cover civilian medical personnel in addition to military medical personnel in all circumstances.

All military medical personnel must remember that the Geneva Conventions were written to alle-viate the suffering of the victims of war, especially the wounded and sick, and any rights and privi-leges granted to military medical personnel by the Geneva Conventions are specifically for the benefit of those wounded and sick.

However, not every. Geneva Conventions: Selected full-text books and articles Occupation and Insurgency: A Selective Examination of the Hague and Geneva Conventions on the Eastern Front, By Colin D. Heaton; Steve Greer Algora,   In keeping with the “spirit and principles” of the Geneva conventions, the peacekeeping military medical officer is obliged to honour articlewhich states that “all possible measures shall be taken at all times to collect the wounded, sick, and shipwrecked and to ensure their adequate medical Cited by: Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the and to members of the medical personnel and to chaplains of the armed forces of the imperative military necessities.

Warning: Condition before Military Medical Personnel, Establishments, Units or Transport and Military Religious Personnel can forfeit their Protection (Geneva Convention I Article 21).

Even if the abovementioned loses its right to protection, the following steps must be taken before such an establishment or unit can be attacked. Medical transport means any means of transportation, whether military or civilian, permanent or temporary, assigned exclusively to the conveyance by land, water or air of the wounded, sick, shipwrecked, medical or religious personnel, medical equipment or medical supplies protected by the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocol I and under.

The Geneva Conventions of also laid out rules for protecting wounded, sick or shipwrecked armed forces at sea or on hospital ships as well as medical workers and civilians accompanying or.

Geneva Conventions listed in section 2 of this enclosure. Requirements for Geneva Conventions ID Cards for Military Personnel (1) A DoD ID card shall be issued to all uniformed Service members on active duty.

This card shall meet all the requirements of and will therefore serve as ID for the purposes of Article 17 of Reference (f). Day in the Life Taking patient care to every corner of the earth.

Medical careers in the Military take you far beyond the expected path, offering the opportunity to practice medicine unlike anywhere else, to experience unique and fulfilling opportunities and to help some of.

The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for humanitarian treatment in war.

The singular term Geneva Convention usually denotes the agreements ofnegotiated in the aftermath of the Second World War (–), which updated the terms of the two treaties, and added two new conventions.

Geneva Conventions of & Hague Convention No. IV of (PDF) (Aug ; Army Subject Schedule No. ; published in support of AR ) Message from the President of the United States (PDF) (Transmitting the Protocol II Additional to the Geneva Conventions.

Name three (3) types of work that junior enlisted prisoners may be forced to perform as described in the Geneva Convention. Domestic services. Commercial business, arts and crafts. The Geneva Conventions ofmany provisions tional guide for military police and other officer and enlisted men in active theaters of operations in handling, processing, interning, and utilizing for labor purposes enemy prisoners of war.

Medical care. (4) Treatment. ~ t5) Education. There are 4 Geneva Conventions which cover the protections and treatment of people caught up in armed conflict. Which of these Conventions lists the rights and protections of Prisoners of War. The Quran is the holy book of Islam and it guides Muslims in the following areas: Army Medical Department Detainee Operations Command Cell.

The International Committee of the Red Cross, a private humanitarian institution based in Switzerland, provided the first official symbol for medical first Geneva convention, originally called for "Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field", officially adopted the red cross on a field of white as the identifying emblem.

Medical neutrality refers to a principle of noninterference with medical services in times of armed conflict and civil unrest: physicians must be allowed to care for the sick and wounded, and soldiers must receive care regardless of their political affiliations; all parties must refrain from attacking and misusing medical facilities, transport, and personnel.

RELATED STORIES. Septem Army announces upcoming 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division, unit rotation; Septem U.S. Army STAND-TO. | Medal of Honor for Sgt. Maj. Thomas P. Payne. (b) The senior medical officer in each camp shall be responsible to the camp military authorities for everything connected with the activities of retained medical personnel.

Conventions ofthe Geneva Convention ofWar. and the customary law of war regarding: 4. Training Notes. This subject schedule outlines. Enemy and other personnel, to include enemy the subject matter to be presented and the references prisoners of. Military intelligence (MI) personnel are always authorized access to detainee medical information The senior medical officer must approve the verification.

Only Geneva Conventions III has an Article 3 that states that the following acts are, and shall remain, prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever: violence to life and.Geneva Conventions, a series of international treaties concluded in Geneva between and for the purpose of ameliorating the effects of war on soldiers and civilians.

Two additional protocols to the agreement were approved in The development of the Geneva Conventions was closely.Medical Department Officers and Senior Enlisted ments across the range of military operations. Medical command and signatory to the Geneva Conventions of and has.