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World Health Organization Representative in Ukraine
Health and Nutrition Cluster Lead

Dr. Caroline CLARINVAL
World Health Organization
WHO Health Emergencies (WHE) Lead

World Health Organization
Health and Nutrition Cluster Information Manager







Improving trauma care and emergency response in eastern Ukraine

Over 40 health-care professionals from government-controlled areas of Donetsk Region, Ukraine, strengthened their knowledge and skills in emergency medicine through the Advanced Trauma Care Training (ATCT).

The training reflects WHO’s commitment to building the capacity of the emergency medical services in Ukraine, aiming at improving the quality of health-care services. It serves as a platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience for health-care specialists with different backgrounds.

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Eastern Ukraine: training primary health-care professionals to provide mental health services

To support primary health-care professionals to provide mental health services in eastern Ukraine, 12 teams of family doctors and nurses from Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region were trained to identify the symptoms of widespread mental conditions such as depression, acute stress, grief, post-traumatic stress disorder, self-harm and substance use disorders, and to provide basic mental health care

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32 000 people receive life-saving medicine and treatment in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine

Over 32 000 patients in the conflict-affected areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will benefit from the medical supplies for trauma care, surgery and blood transfusion delivered by WHO in February 2019. 

To read the full news please use the link here.




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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WHO delivers medical supplies to treat up to 1000 trauma patients in eastern Ukraine

WHO has delivered emergency trauma kits to health facilities near the contact line in eastern Ukraine. The kits are sufficient to cover more than 200 major or around 1000 minor operations. The delivery of the kits was made possible with financial support from the Italian Government, which allocated US$ 250 000 in 2017.

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MOBILE UNITS: Interactive dashboards

​Mobile Units provide case-based, integrated disease surveillance of mental health, non-communicable disease and communicable disease using mobile technology and an online framework. You can access interactive dashboards via the links below.

Project Overview  |  Demographics  |  Disease Patterns