According to the press-service of MSF the international non-governmental organization “Médecins Sans Frontières” (MSF) finalized its work in Bahmut, Donetsk region, as noted improvement in the health system in the city.
MSF’s job duties at checkpoints and medical equipment, mobile clinics pass to two other international organizations – Première Urgence Internationale and Médecins du Monde.
For two years we have provided assistance to the population and medical institutions which was very necessary. However, MSF proveds emergency medical care. Now we see that the state of the health system in a number of areas in the north of Luhansk and Donetsk regions has improved. People can already get the necessary medical care. However, where it is still not possible, MSF handed over its duties, as well as medical supplies and equipment to international organizations: «Première Urgence Internationale» and «Médecins du Monde», who will continue our work in the coming months “, – said Samuel Theodore, the head of MSF mission in Ukraine.
The staff of ” Médecins Sans Frontières ” regularly visited 40 settlements where consulted more than 20 000 patients, as well as assisted with first aid to more than 12.5 thousand people at checkpoints “Zaitseve” and “Mayorsk” in the Donetsk region. MSF psychologists have supported more than 12 000 people during the trainings, individual and group consultations – including in schools, children whose psyche traumatized by conflict.
It is noted that in the south of the Donetsk region, in particular in Mariupol and Kurakhovo, the organization will continue to provide first aid and psychological support, and donate drugs and medical equipment.
Earlier, it was reported that the Cabinet of Ministers to reallocate funds for the provision of medical aid to the displaced.