Supporting healthcare in times of war

Distribution in the health center in Novomoskovsk, Dnipro. Premiere Urgence/Olya Ostin

Ukraine | 2023 | CBPF

Ukraine. Basic personal care is a critical need for people who have had to leave their homes and livelihoods behind. And since the war began, the Ukraine Humanitarian Fund (UHF) has supported humanitarian organizations like Première Urgence Internationale in delivering urgent assistance to the people who need it most.

“Our goal is to help internally displaced people meet their basic needs,” explains Olga, a project manager with Première Urgence. The NGO focuses on health, providing both direct care to people in need and supplying health facilities affected by the war.

Funding from the Ukraine Humanitarian Fund supported the work of mobile teams of doctors, nurses, psychologists and protection specialists who visited displacement centers.

The UHF also supported the distribution of key supplies to hospitals.

In December, the health center in Novomoskovsk, Dnipro region, received protective equipment, water fountains and medicine – with further distributions scheduled in the coming weeks to other health centers.

“This humanitarian aid is particularly important for us in these difficult times”, explains Yevhenia, head of the outpatient department of the Novomoskovsk health center, “we have received medicines and products necessary to continue treating our patients”, she adds.

Original Story (Première Urgence)

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