Règle correspondante
Ecuador
Practice Relating to Rule 25. Medical Personnel
Section A. Respect for and protection of medical personnel
Ecuador’s Naval Manual (1989) states that “medical personnel, including medical and dental officers, technicians and corpsmen, nurses, and medical service personnel, have special protected status when engaged exclusively in medical duties and may not be attacked”. 
Ecuador, Aspectos Importantes del Derecho Internacional Marítimo que Deben Tener Presente los Comandantes de los Buques, Academia de Guerra Naval, 1989, § 11.5.
The manual qualifies “deliberate attack upon … medical personnel” as a war crime. 
Ecuador, Aspectos Importantes del Derecho Internacional Marítimo que Deben Tener Presente los Comandantes de los Buques, Academia de Guerra Naval, 1989, § 6.2.5.