The WHO Country Office in Ukraine was established in June 1994 in Kyiv to maintain an effective link between WHO/Europe and Ukraine. In addition, the Country Office aided the development of effective international cooperation in the field of health with widespread involvement of the international community. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Ukraine. The country team consists of 25 staff members, including 15 experts in the fields of HIV/AIDS, immunization and vaccine preventable diseases, maternal and child health, noncommunicable diseases, tobacco control, tuberculosis, communications and IT.Read more
Top storyUkraine’s immunization programme works to regain high immunization coverage and stop measles outbreaks
To improve access to immunization services and ensure no one is left behind, WHO continues to support Ukraine in its implementation of multiyear planning and budgeting for vaccines and supplies under routine immunization and supplementary immunization activities.
- Developing a national action plan to stop violence against children in Ukraine
- 32 000 people receive life-saving medicine and treatment in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine
- Better emergency health care for 40,000 people in eastern Ukraine
WHO Country Office, Ukraine
58, Yaroslavska str.
Tel.: +380 44 425 8828
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Ministry of health
Ministry of Health
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Tel.: +380 44 200 0794
Fax: +380 44 253 4017
World Hepatitis Day 2018Learn about the viral hepatitis response in Ukraine More about World Hepatitis Day
PublicationCan people afford to pay for health care? New evidence on financial protection in Ukraine (2018) More publications
Data and statistics
Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)Read more
Health response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine
The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine has affected approximately 5 million people and led to the displacement of 1.6 million. Access to primary, secondary and emergency health-care services and medicines has been disrupted on both sides of the contact line. Of those affected, 3.8 million are currently in need of health services.