PFVMH volunteer medics examine UVA volunteer warriors
Today, a group of medics of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital launched preventive examinations of Ukrainian Volunteer Army warriors, who defend our Motherland against the Russian invasion. The survey will last for 10 days and will be carried out just on UVA positions at the front.
- 03 March 2018
Gynecologist Yevhen Ladik back to Avdiyivka: “Gunfire every night, but they don’t strike on residential quarters this time – at least the first days in March”
Since the beginning of March, the obstetrician-gynecologist from Kyiv Oblast’s Tetiyiv Central District Hospital, Yevhen Ladik, has been working at the Avdiyivka Central City Hospital’s maternity ward in Donetsk Oblast – as a volunteer doctor on the monthly mission of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital. This mission is the third for Yevhen, the last […]
- 01 March 2018
Dodge presented by Poles to fulfill tasks in ATO zone
On Tuesday, a Dodge presented by our Polish blood brothers has left the compound of the Volyn Oblast Clinical Hospital bound for Luhansk Oblast. In Eastern Ukraine, the vehicle with the ПДМШ 12 (i.e., PFVMH 12) license plate “will fulfill tasks related to provision of medical aid to patients in the ATO zone”, according to […]
- 27 February 2018
PFVMH helps T-Helpers deliver TacMed training at front line
From Feb. 18-24, three instructors from T-Helpers, a nongovernmental organization, conducted tactical medicine training on positions occupied by one of the Armed Forces of Ukraine’s brigades at the front line in Donetsk Oblast. The training was delivered with support of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, which provided an ambulance and a driver.
- 15 February 2018
In January, PFVMH medevac had over 180 calls
Seven medical evacuation teams of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital that reinforced Ukrainian army’s medical service at the front in January provided aid to 182 patients, including 165 servicemen and 19 civilians.
- 12 February 2018
PFVMH transfers to war vets flu vaccine donated by Medek
The last lot of flu vaccine complete with disposable syringes and alcohol tissues, donated by the Medek Pharmaceutical Company, was transferred today by the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital to the Ukrainian State Medical & Social Center for War Veterans, which is located in Kyiv Oblast’s village of Tsybli.
- 08 February 2018
Natalia Vorozhbyt: “We too stitch up Ukraine – in our own way”
Last week, the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital launched its monthly mission quite unusually. It was not because the PFVMH delivered a lot of flu vaccine and books for a hospital library to Eastern Ukraine along with the fresh team of volunteer medics – after all, they developed a pattern of not coming there “empty-handed.” […]
- 31 January 2018
Medek donates and PFVMH delivers flu vaccine to Eastern Ukraine
Today, the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital delivered 3,400 flu shots complete with disposable syringes and alcohol tissues, all donated by the Medek Pharmaceutical Company, to two health care institutions in Luhansk Oblast.
- 31 January 2018
Surgeon Yaroslav Susak: “As my late teacher Volodymyr Zemskov used to say when a patient lay on the operating table: ‘Here’s a piano – play it!'”
I was charged with the task to interview the professor of the Bohomolets National Medical University and a participant in the PFVMH February 2017 mission, Yaroslav Susak, as long ago as in late November 2017 – after the university’s team nominated him for the Honored Physician of Ukraine award. However, it happened like in the […]
- 30 January 2018
Gennadiy Druzenko: “A pediatrician near the front line ensures loyalty of peaceful population”
Doctors of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital not only improve provision of medical services to population in the ATO zone but also restore hope in people in Eastern Ukraine, PFVMH President Gennadiy Druzenko told reporters. He made this statement before shipping books that had been collected by Kyivans for Eastern Ukraine in the “Collect […]