Defense Minister GA Stepan Poltorak has awarded a group of medics of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital “for their significant personal contribution to the provision of specialized medical aid to servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation. Order #453, signed by the Minister on July 4, 2017, also mentions […]
- 16 July 2017
Medics of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital have delivered tactical medicine training to servicemen at the front line, Do TeBe TV channel reported yesterday. The tacmed instructors trained the warriors in how to avoid medical losses on the firing line – they showed how to stop bleeding, treat a wound, apply a tourniquet, immobile […]
- 14 July 2017
Invisible front warrior Tamila Danilevska: “There’s nothing interesting in my job, maybe except that once I got lost in Popasna and nearly came to separatists”
The name “Tamila” in Arabic means mountain dove. In Old Slavonic, “Tamila” or “Tomila” is interpreted by different sources as languishing, passionate, an ardent tantalizer. Tamila Danilevska, Executive Director of the Charitable Foundation “Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital,” has fully demonstrated her Slavonic “tantalizing” character during the interview by her reluctance to answer certain questions. […]
- 12 July 2017
A Volyn Oblast Rada member and a doctor at the Volyn Oblast Clinical Hospital’s Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy Department, Serhiy Sivak spent the first month of the current not-too-hot summer in a place that can become hot any time in any season. As a medic of the June rotation mission of the Pirogov First Volunteer […]
- 10 July 2017
Preliminary results of PFVMH/UNFPA project: 2,000 people surveyed in 2 months, two hospitals received modern gynecological equipment (UPDATED)
According to preliminary data, 2,000 people, including 500 children, were examined under the two-month Sexual & Reproductive Health project jointly implemented by the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in three Luhansk Oblast’s districts, a PFVMH executive reported today.
- 06 July 2017
“Personnel famine” – before PFVMH medics came, nobody has seen an oculist in Bilokurakyne for 10 years
In Bilokurakyne, Luhansk Oblast, local patients are examined and treated by three specialists of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital: surgeon, oculist and traumatologist. Twice a week through July, the volunteer medic will also go to distant villages in the district, the Luhansk Oblast State Television & Radio Company reported.
- 06 July 2017
After a month delay, the Anti-Terrorist Operation command has issued an order to include medics of the First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, who participated in the June mission of the hospital’s evacuation teams, in the ATO forces and facilities, the PFVMH reported.
- 05 July 2017
The local leader of the Ukrainian Galician Party in Radekhiv, Lviv Oblast, entrepreneur and father of three children Oleh Shyba is known in Ukraine due to his appearances in news broadcasts of Ukraine’s central TV channels, reads a story published on the UGP web site. The story on volunteer and party activities of a cofounder […]
- 02 July 2017
It looks like every time the Anti-Terrorist Operation command rotates, the newly-arrived officers catch up a “banitall virus,” which in certain cases makes them act not only contrary to logic but also contrary to written orders of the brass. Here, by “brass” we mean the Defense Minister of Ukraine and the Chief of General Staff […]
- 29 June 2017
Spravedlyvist and PFVMH demand urgent passing of bill that will make volunteers equal to servicepersons in their rights
Spravedlyvist movement leader Valentyn Nalyvaychenko has demanded that Parliament would urgently pass draft law #6202, which aims to give equal rights to all warfare participants, both servicepersons and volunteers. “With this bill, the lawmakers have to grant the combat participant status to volunteer medics as well as all volunteers who have not enrolled in the […]