Ukraine

Médecins Sans Frontières has evacuated 150 patients from a hospital in Kherson, in the south of Ukraine, due to ongoing shelling. This was the second time MSF has had to evacuate patients from the same hospital in the past year as a result of attacks on the facility. Hospitals are being targeted...
The war in Ukraine has created a huge need for psychological support ranging from psychological first aid to comprehensive psychological care. People have experienced fear, trauma and isolation and are showing symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress. MSF psychologists are responding to mental...
The same hospital that was shelled on last Tuesday in Kherson Region, Ukraine, resulting in the death of a doctor and the wounding of five medical staff, was once again under artillery fire on 4 August. The fact that the first attack was widely reported and condemned appears to have changed nothing...
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reveals the massive and widespread destruction of health facilities in Ukraine, and the severe impediments to medical care under Russian military occupation. MSF urges all warring parties to uphold international humanitarian law and their...

Alexander Shcholokov is now the medical advisor of the MSF project in Dnipro, in south-eastern Ukraine. He talks about his experience and his daily life as a Ukrainian doctor. 

MSF works in several towns and villages in southern Ukraine that for months were on the frontlines or under Russian control. In many of these places, our teams witness massive destruction, including of healthcare facilities, and people report that access to healthcare has been extremely limited for...
At midnight on Thursday, a Russian missile struck a five-story residential building in Zaporizhzhia city, in Zaporizhzhia oblast (province), southeastern Ukraine. The building housed approximately 300 people in 70 apartments. In collaboration with local authorities, emergency teams from Médecins...
In the three days since an attack on a residential building in central Dnipro killed at least 40 people, Médecins Sans Frontières have been providing survivors with medical care, psychological first aid and essential relief items. In addition to those known to have died in the blast, 75 people were...
Huge numbers of people have suffered severe injuries during the war in Ukraine and face a serious risk of major long-term consequences due to a lack of rehabilitation skills and capacity in the healthcare system. Without adequate, early post-surgical treatment, their recovery may remain incomplete...
The escalation of the international armed conflict in Ukraine has forced more than 10 million people to cross the border into neighbouring countries since late February, with almost one-quarter of them crossing into Russia, according to the UN. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Russia are...
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