How Russia Destroyed Healthcare In Mariupol: A Report by the Ukrainian Healthcare Center

Since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the UHC team has been documenting and collecting evidence regarding attacks on medical facilities. In a new analytical report, UHC experts analyzed how the Russian military destroyed the medical infrastructure of Mariupol. This document covers the period from the outbreak of the […]

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 […]