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Switzerland
Practice Relating to Rule 25. Medical Personnel
Section B. Equipment of medical personnel with light individual weapons
Switzerland’s Basic Military Manual (1987) states: “Medical personnel may be armed with light weapons for its own defence.” 
Switzerland, Lois et coutumes de la guerre (Extrait et commentaire), Règlement 51.7/II f, Armée Suisse, 1987, Article 78(2); see also Article 83, commentary.
Switzerland’s Regulation on Legal Bases for Conduct during an Engagement (2005) states:
178 For their own protection, medical personnel may be armed with a personal weapon (e.g. assault rifle, submachine gun, pistol). Explosive weapons and collective weapons are prohibited. Medical personnel do not participate in hostilities, except for their own protection or for the protection of the patients in their care. Nor must they be engaged in other harmful acts (e.g. intelligence services). 
Switzerland, Bases légales du comportement à l’engagement (BCE), Règlement 51.007/IVf, Swiss Army, issued based on Article 10 of the Ordinance on the Organization of the Federal Department for Defence, Civil Protection and Sports of 7 March 2003, entry into force on 1 July 2005, § 179.
Switzerland’s Ordinance on the Red Cross Service (2006) states:
Article 1 Object and scope of application
1 The present ordinance regulates:
a. the attribution of the members of the Red Cross Service (RCS) to the army;
Article 9 Arming
1 In principle, members of the RCS carry out their tasks unarmed.
2 On request, the army can equip them with a pistol as an individual weapon and instruct them about their use. 
Switzerland, Ordinance on the Red Cross Service, 2006, Articles 1(1)(a) and 9(1)–(2).