Ukraine

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.

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World Humanitarian Day: WHO urges more health aid to address Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis

After 3 years of conflict, health-care resources in conflict-affected areas of Ukraine are severely stretched and humanitarian funding is plummeting. On World Humanitarian Day, WHO/Europe highlights urgent humanitarian health needs in eastern Ukraine, and recognizes the critical and often dangerous work of health professionals in delivering services to those most in need.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Ukraine
30, Borychiv Tik str.
Kyiv 04070
Tel.: +380 44 425 8828
Fax: +380 44 425 8828, Ext.: 78433

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
7 M. Hrushevskoho str.
Kyiv 01601
Tel.: +380 44 200 0794
Fax: +380 44 253 4017
http://www.moz.gov.ua

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

Read the speech in Turkmen

Data and statistics

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Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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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.