Medical Peace Work Glossary
Terms are from the Medical Peace Work | Course 1 Health Workers, conflict and peace.
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In the context of humanitarian aid, this refers to assistance that is ‘guided solely’ by the needs of individuals.
In the context of humanitarian aid this has been defined by Joanna Macrae as the ‘endeavour not to act as instruments of government foreign policy’.
Inequities are inequalities that can be avoided through directed human action, most notably the application of government policy.