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Dr Jarno HABICHT
World Health Organization Representative in Ukraine
Health and Nutrition Cluster Lead
habichtj@who.int

Guillaume SIMONIAN
World Health Organization
WHO Health Emergencies (WHE) Lead
simoniang@who.int

Aron AREGAY 
World Health Organization
Health and Nutrition Cluster Information Manager
aregaya@who.int

Iryna KOVAL
World Health Organization
Coordination and Monitoring Consultant
kovali@who.int

COVID-19 UKRAINE NEWS

This section contains information on Health Cluster partner's response to the COVID-19 emmergency.

 

World Health Organization Ukraine: Plane with essential equipment for Ukraine humanitarian cargo landed in Boryspil international airport

There is almost a million of personal protective equipment items for medical workers on board of the plane. These supplies were delivered by WHO Regional Office for Europe, with funding from the European Union in Ukraine, and will cover the needs of 50 health care facilities for COVID-19 patients.

Head of the Operations Section “Local and Human Development” Department of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Frederik Coene and WHO Representative and Head of the WHO Country Office in Ukraine Dr Jarno Habicht met the plane with PPE at the Boryspil airport.

Source: WHO Ukraine Facebook page 

OTHER NEWS

Better emergency health care for 40,000 people in eastern Ukraine

To improve the quality of health care services and reduce health risks for over 40,000 people in need in non-government controlled areas of Ukraine’s Luhansk region, WHO trained over 30 health workers on Advanced trauma care. The training focused on supporting emergency health care specialists in trauma emergency care and lifesaving procedures.

To read the full news please use the link here.

 

Preventing hospital-acquired infections in eastern Ukraine saves lives

To reduce the risk of infections acquired in hospitals, WHO is scaling up support to health facilities in the conflict-affected regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine.

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