Chapter 1: The sources of the legal framework



Ana works as a doctor for a small non-governmental organization called Health Care for All, based in rural Alpesia. When a conflict suddenly breaks out between Alpesia and Pirenesia, Ana offers her help and that of her team, asking her boss to deploy her to the capital’s hospital.
- Ana: “They urgently need medical personnel at the capital’s hospital; we have expertise that would be of use!”
- Boss: “Ana, you’re right, but it’s not that simple! You have no experience in providing health care in situations of armed conflict. Before you go, you have to learn about your rights and responsibilities in such circumstances.”
- Ana: “Alright, let’s get started! There’s no time to waste!”