Practice Relating to Rule 26. Medical Activities
Section B. Respect for medical secrecy
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states:
Protection of Non-Combatants in Combat Zones
Medical and religious personnel must fulfil their tasks under the special protection of the belligerents; amongst other things, they must provide assistance in the various combat zones and when circumstances require.
1. Medical Personnel
It is … prohibited to compel the medical personnel to give information regarding the wounded and sick whom they care for: information regarding the activity, relations, location or existence of the wounded.