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 storyWorld Mental Health Day: suicide prevention in Ukraine
Every 40 seconds, 1 person dies from suicide. As part of its campaign on suicide prevention and to mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, WHO reports on the progress of suicide prevention at the primary health care level in Ukraine.
- World Mental Health Day focuses on preventing suicide across the Region
- World Mental Health Day: suicide prevention in Ukraine
- Ukraine: supporting nongovernmental organizations in addressing mental health needs in emergencies
- WHO infectious substances shipping training for national influenza centres
- Technical consultation to support the transition to the WHO 2019 guidelines on DR-TB treatment
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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.