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 storyNationwide campaign aims to educate women in Ukraine on the harm of alcohol consumption during pregnancy
It is estimated that 25–35% of women in Ukraine consume alcohol during pregnancy. As a result, the country has one of the highest rates of fetal alcohol syndrome cases (50 cases per 10 000) in the world.
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Ministry of health
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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.