Practice Relating to Rule 110. Treatment and Care of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
Côte d’Ivoire’s Teaching Manual (2007) provides in Book I (Basic instruction):
I.1 Basic rules
[Basic Rule No. 5]:
Collect, protect and care for the wounded, shipwrecked and sick, whether they be friends, enemies or civilians.
- The wounded, shipwrecked and sick enemies no longer take part in combat.
- As human beings, they are in need of assistance and protection.
I.2 Specific rules
Wounded enemy combatants
8. Disarm them:
- give first aid.
9. Hand them over to the closest medical personnel or to your superior.
In Book III, Volume 1 (Instruction of first-year trainee officers), the Teaching Manual provides: “Prisoners of war can be sick, traumatized or wounded. In such cases, they must be evacuated and cared for by the friendly or enemy medical service at the front.”