NGOs Call on New UN Commission to Investigate Russia’s Bombardment of Ukrainian Hospitals

In a new joint submission to the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine (IICIU), four independent NGOs call on the Commission to investigate the ongoing attacks on hospitals and health workers in Ukraine perpetrated by Russian forces, which are flagrant violations of international human rights and humanitarian law.   The four organizations – Ukrainian Healthcare […]

Massive. Brutal. Deliberate: A Report by the Ukrainian Healthcare Center

The destruction of healthcare infrastructure in the Russia-Ukraine war is shocking in its scale and brutality. In the first phase of the invasion (lasting 42 days), Russian troops committed a total of 184 attacks on health facilities, on average four episodes daily. Healthcare infrastructure, including medical personnel, have special protection under international humanitarian law (IHL). […]

Numbers of healthcare facilities under attack in the Zhytomyr region

Zhytomyr is one of those regions that the russian missiles have targeted since the first day of the war. It is located right on the border with Belarus and on the main highway from the West of Ukraine to Kyiv. Heavily destroyed patient wards, shattered windows, and damaged medical equipment – Ukrainian doctors still manage […]

Numbers of healthcare facilities under attack in Mykolaiv region

Mykolaiv is one of the biggest southern cities in Ukraine. It is the outpost of the Ukrainian fight against russians as well. Mykolaiv is fighting fiercely and strikes back all the attacks from the russian troops. Meanwhile, the enemy intensifies the number of missile attacks and uses cluster bombs, forbidden by international law. This is […]