Cura te ipsum: three views of mental health situation in Luhansk Oblast Like a living organism, to function normally, any system must be adequate: have all necessary elements in their proper places and properly interacting. The war in Donbas and the occupation of a part of Donetsk and Luhabsk Oblasts’ territory disturbed the normal functioning […]
- 08 January 2018
It looks like Christmas has not lodged love for one’s neighbor in the hearts of “highly spiritual” occupants and collaborators: today, a medical evacuation team of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital had to evacuate two soldiers wounded by an enemy sniper in one of the front’s sectors.
- 31 December 2017
President of Ukraine assigned allowance to vascular surgeon Vladyslav Horbovets – PFVMH’s “die-hard”
At the end of 2017, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko assigned state allowances to “outstanding public health figures” (Decree #457/2017 of Dec. 29), including a two-year allowance for Vladyslav Horbovets, surgeon of Kyiv City Clinical Hospital #8 Low Invasive Vascular Surgery and Phlebology Department.
- 21 December 2017
In Novotroitske, PFVMH medics attend wounded old man who was “born with an armor vest” and likes telling jokes
Today in Donetsk Oblast’s Novotroitske, medics of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital provided urgent assistance to a man who had tripped a mine near the Ukrainian checkpoint, the driver of the PFVMH team serving the first aid station nearby reported.
- 18 December 2017
Three years have passed since the establishment of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital. On this occasion, its Facebook cover was updated, and now it shows the latest results of PFVMH activities: 33 missions, 47 locations, 400 volunteers and 30,000 patients. Regretfully, these numbers will soon become outdated. Regretfully – because the war continues.
- 17 November 2017
The monthly missions of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital’s medics to Eastern Ukraine not only help reinforce the health care service in front-line areas but also allow doctors from different parts of Ukraine to share their experience and thoughts of the functioning of the medical aid system in the country. Despite their huge workload, […]
- 15 November 2017
On Monday, a Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital surgeon operated a 64-year-old Popasna female resident, who had been submachine gun shot by two AWOL servicemen for unknown reason. “The woman was brought to the Popasna Central District at 7:15 a.m. We prepared and diagnosed her, and at 10 we began the operation,” volunteer surgeon Yuriy […]
- 13 November 2017
Today, a medical evacuation team of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital provided aid to and evacuated a wounded warrior. The case was reported on the MedStar Медевак ПДМШ Facefook page by Oleksandr Hahayev, PFVMH Vice President in charge of liaison with the Armed Forces of Ukraine and law enforcement agencies.
- 10 November 2017
First time in three years, baby born in Stanytsya Luhanska hospital, delivery assisted by PFVMH doctor
The day before yesterday, a new little Ukrainian came into the world in the Stanytsya Luhanska Central District Hospital – the first time since summer 2014. The delivery was assisted by gynecologist Vitaliy Yaremchuk, who works in this hospital in November within the framework of the monthly mission of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital.
- 08 November 2017
Last month, 30 medics of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital’s 31st mission in the ATO zone provided care to 2,487 patients. The volunteer medics worked in medical evacuation teams of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ four battalions and four civilian hospitals in Luhansk Oblast: in Bilokurakyne, Popasna, Novoaydar and Stanytsya Luhanska.