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 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 trains its workforce to prepare for and respond to emergencies
- WHO supports implementation of confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in Ukraine
- Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010
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Ministry of health
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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, HungaryRead the speech in Turkmen
PublicationPrevention, control and care of tuberculosis in Ukraine (14-22 April 2015) 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.