“We’ve never met such tender and considerate people” – patients warmly thank PFVMH for their doctor
Today, the president of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, Gennadiy Druzenko, received a very warm letter from Luhansk Oblast. The family of Oleksandr and Klavdia Zadorozhnys from Petropavlivka, Stanytsya Luhanska District, express their gratitude to surgeon Iryna Yosypenko, one of the PFVMH’s doctors, who worked at the Petropavlivka Hospital during the PFVMH February mission. […]
- 18 March 2017
Appeal of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital to Ukrainian and Belarusian public on the conviction of Belarusian activist Andrey Stryzhak
Members of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital were indignant to learn about the sentencing of their Belarusian blood brother – trade union activist Andrey Stryzhak – to 10-day arrest. According to the court of Gomel’s Central District, Andrey Stryzhak participated in an “unauthorized action” that tool place on Feb. 21, 2017 on the steps […]
- 16 March 2017
Ice broke up: citizenship commission recommends president grant Ukrainian citizenship to volunteer Olga Simonova from Russia
Today, the Presidential Commission on Citizenship decided to move a proposal for the Head of State to grant citizenship of Ukraine to Olga Simonova, a Russian national who under contract with the Armed Forces of Ukraine is defending our country against the Russian aggression. Now the ball is in the field of President Poroshenko.
- 15 March 2017
Dmytro Vernyhor: “Volunteering is our deliberate choice”
Volunteer doctors appeared in Ukraine even before volunteer warriors, Medprosvita (“Medical Education”) stated in a story published last night and dedicated to the newly-established holiday – Day of Ukrainian Volunteer. The story specially cites the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, “which was able to not only pull like-minded volunteers together but also put volunteer doctors’ […]
- 13 March 2017
Baby boom and lost information war: how Avdiyivka lives under shelling
The terrorists have thrice hit residential districts of Avdiyivka, Donetsk Oblast, over the weekend, according to a report by Andriy Tsapliyenko shown by TSN.Week on March 12, 2017. However, the city suffering of the shelling features a real baby boom. Even women who failed to become pregnant before now conceive and give birth. The local […]
- 12 March 2017
“Good Conversation” with PFVMH doctors
Live Radio “Voskresinnya” has published an audio record of its Good Conversation broadcast with three doctors of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, which was aired on March 3, 2017. The guests included PFVMH Vice President and Head Doctor Dmytro Vernyhor, pediatric surgeon Serhiy Petryk, and family doctor Olena Horopko. Olha Yurchenko was the anchorwoman.
- 05 March 2017
During identification of bodies, phone of one of the killed rang and its screen displayed “Mom”
Part of a story published by Belarus web portal TUT.BY features activities of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital in Eastern Ukraine. Below is translation of that part (photo: Vadim Zamirovskiy, TUT.BY).
- 01 March 2017
PFVMH’s first mission in Petropavlivka over
Yesterday, doctors of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital returned home with an official certificate of acknowledgement after completion of the PFVMH’s first mission in Petropavlivka, Luhansk Oblast. On behalf of personnel and patients of the Petropavlivka Hospital, its chief physician had written, addressing the volunteer hospital’s management, “During the period of collaboration with you […]
- 25 February 2017
Novotroitske under Intensive Fire. PFVMH Medics Have Sleepless Night
The front’s Prymorske sector’s hottest spot on Friday was near Novotroitske, Donetsk Oblast, Facts.ICTV reported. Despite the announced cease-fire, terrorists used heavy mortars and armored fighting vehicles.
- 23 February 2017
“After children came to school in vyshyvankas, you can say Donbas is Ukraine, no other way”
The final destination of the joint voyage to Donbas by doctors of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital and Den correspondents Valentyn Torba and Arten Slipachuk was the city of Popasna. They have already been there, staying overnight with medics in the local hospital’s basement last summer.