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Ukraine: Helfer wollen trotz russischer Angriffe Arbeit fortsetzen

Kiew – Nach den russischen Raketenangriffen auf Kiew und andere ukrainische Großstädte hat eine führende Hilfsorganisation kurzzeitig ihre dortigen Einsätze unterbrochen. Andere Hilfsorganisationen teilten mit, ihre Hilfen sollen ohne Unterbrechung weitergehen. (aerzteblatt.de, 11.10.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/138007/Ukraine-Helfer-wollen-trotz-russischer-Angriffe-Arbeit-fortsetzen

Ukraine's secret weapon - the medics in the line of fire

In southern Ukraine, the city of Kherson has been liberated, but in the east, close to the Russian border, fighting still rages and casualties mount. In a trauma centre under daily Russian shelling, a dedicated team of medics - many of whom volunteered for service at the start of the war - are saving lives. The BBC spent almost a week with them. (BBC, UK, 15.11.2022)

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-63619240

Lauterbach will mehr Ärzte aus der Ukraine in Deutschland ausbilden lassen

Berlin – Bundesgesundheitsminister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) will mehr ukrainische Ärzte in Deutschland ausbilden lassen. Das kündigte er während eines Besuchs am Berliner Unfallkrankenhaus an. (aerzteblatt.de, 15.11.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/138877/Lauterbach-will-mehr-Aerzte-aus-der-Ukraine-in-Deutschland-ausbilden-lassen

Invasion of Ukraine: Observations on Leader-Followers Relationships. 

Volkan V, Javakhishvili JD. 

Am J Psychoanal. 2022 Jun;82(2):189-209. doi: 10.1057/s11231-022-09349-8. PMID: 35739303; PMCID: PMC9223250.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9223250/

Multiple infection and HIV superinfection among persons who inject drugs in Indonesia and Ukraine. 

Palumbo PJ, Grant-McAuley W, Grabowski MK, Zhang Y, Richardson P, Piwowar-Manning E, Sharma D, Clarke W, Laeyendecker O, Rose S, Ha TV, Dumchev K, Djoerban Z, Redd A, Hanscom B, Hoffman I, Miller WC, Eshleman SH; HPTN 074 Study Team. 

J Infect Dis. 2022 Nov 8:jiac441. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiac441. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36346452.

Abstract

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36346452/

USA. Addiction Policy Forum today launched "Кампанія з запобігання вживанню опіоїдів", the Ukrainian Opioid Prevention Toolkit.

This toolkit features key prevention messages and skills-building for Ukrainian-speaking parents, teachers and teens. Resources include Ukrainian translations of prevention one-pagers, explainer videos, social media posts, and a prevention booklet for parents. (addictionpolicy.org, USA, 26.10.2022)

https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/%D0%BA%D0%B0%D0%BC%D0%BF%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%96%D1%8F-%D0%B7-%D0%B7%D0%B0%D0%BF%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%96%D0%B3%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BD%D1%8F-%D0%B2%D0%B6%D0%B8%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BD%D1%8E-%D0%BE%D0%BF%D1%96%D0%BE%D1%97%D0%B4%D1%96%D0%B2-ukrainian-opioid-prevention-campaign

Ukrainian health system withstands the Russian war

On the occasion of the 5th German – East European & CIS Health Forum in Berlin, experts from Ukraine described the state of the health system and called for German support. (GHA – German Health Alliance, 19.10.2022)

https://gha.health/en/ukrainisches-gesundheitssystem-trotzt-dem-russischen-krieg

Ukrainekrieg: Das meiste Leid bleibt verborgen

Dtsch Arztebl 2022; 119(44): A-1892 / B-1571

Stöbe, Tankred

Angriffe auf Krankenhäuser, Opfer durch Landminen, Kriegsverletzte, eine hohe psychische Belastung der Bevölkerung. Im Ukrainekrieg treten sämtliche schrecklichen Kriegsfolgen zutage. Ärzte ohne Grenzen versucht, dort Hilfe zu leisten, wo es geht. Ein Bericht.

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/archiv/228324

Infektiologische Versorgung minderjähriger Flüchtlinge am Beispiel der Ukraine: Vorgehen in Deutschland gemäß der S1-Leitlinine (AWMF-Register Nr. 048-017) [Care of infectious diseases in underage refugees exemplified by Ukraine]. 

Spielberger B, Pfeil J, Assaad K, von Both U, Janda A, Kitz C, Kobbe R, Kunze M, Lindert J, Ritz N, Trapp S, Hufnagel M. 

Monatsschr Kinderheilkd. 2022 Sep 23:1-10. German. doi: 10.1007/s00112-022-01607-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36188233; PMCID: PMC9510227.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00112-022-01607-4

UNHCR. Ukraine Refugee Situation

UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Genf/Schweiz

https://data.unhcr.org/en/situations/ukraine

Surgical treatment features of liver gunshot wound with a dumdum bullet (expanding bullet). 

Anatoliyovych IL, Yuriyovych OU, Valentynovych OH. 

Int J Emerg Med. 2022 Oct 10;15(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12245-022-00460-2. PMID: 36217126; PMCID: PMC9549613.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9549613/

Coping and Resilience Strategies among Ukraine War Refugees. 

Oviedo L, Seryczyńska B, Torralba J, Roszak P, Del Angel J, Vyshynska O, Muzychuk I, Churpita S. 

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Oct 12;19(20):13094. doi: 10.3390/ijerph192013094. PMID: 36293686; PMCID: PMC9602814.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9602814/

Provision of trauma care in asymmetric warfare: a conceptual framework to support the decision to implement frontline care services. 

Salio F, Pirisi A, Bruni E, Court M, Peleg K, Reaiche S, Redmond A, Weinstein E, Hubloue I, Corte FD, Ragazzoni L. 

Confl Health. 2022 Oct 29;16(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s13031-022-00490-w. PMID: 36309683; PMCID: PMC9618202.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9618202/

Rehabilitation in a war zone. 

Bull World Health Organ. 2022 Nov 1;100(11):658-659. doi: 10.2471/BLT.22.021122. PMID: 36324550; PMCID: PMC9589391.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9589391/

Hospitalizations of Ukrainian Migrants and Refugees in Poland in the Time of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. 

Lewtak K, Kanecki K, Tyszko P, Goryński P, Kosińska I, Poznańska A, Rząd M, Nitsch-Osuch A. 

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Oct 16;19(20):13350. doi: 10.3390/ijerph192013350. PMID: 36293932; PMCID: PMC9603686.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9603686/

Addressing the mental health needs and burdens of children fleeing war: a field update from ongoing mental health and psychosocial support efforts at the Ukrainian border. 

Schwartz L, Nakonechna M, Campbell G, Brunner D, Stadler C, Schmid M, Fegert JM, Bürgin D. 

Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2022 Sep 29;13(2):2101759. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2022.2101759. PMID: 36212118; PMCID: PMC9543048.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9543048/

The National Israeli Field Hospital in Ukraine: Innovative adaptation to a unique scenario. 

Bar-On E, Vivante A, Dagan D, Even YH, Barkai G, Furer A, Bass M, Kirshenbaum M, Niv O, Barski L, Goldstein AL, Sagi R, Moshayov D, Brosh S, Mekel M, Katorza E, Kreiss Y. 

J Glob Health. 2022 Oct 16;12:03078. doi: 10.7189/jogh.12.03078. PMID: 36243952; PMCID: PMC9574159.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9574159/

The effects of opioid-agonist treatments on HIV risk and social stability: A mixed methods study of women with opioid use disorder in Ukraine. 

Hoff E, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Altice FL, Meyer JP. 

J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Dec;83:36-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2017.10.003. Epub 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29129194; PMCID: PMC5726590.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5726590/

Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-1 in Eastern Europe and Russia. 

van de Klundert MAA, Antonova A, Di Teodoro G, Ceña Diez R, Chkhartishvili N, Heger E, Kuznetsova A, Lebedev A, Narayanan A, Ozhmegova E, Pronin A, Shemshura A, Tumanov A, Pfeifer N, Kaiser R, Saladini F, Zazzi M, Incardona F, Bobkova M, Sönnerborg A. 

Viruses. 2022 Sep 22;14(10):2099. doi: 10.3390/v14102099. PMID: 36298654; PMCID: PMC9609922.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9609922/

Awareness and Utilization of HIV Testing and Prevention Services Among Female Sex Workers in Dnipro, Ukraine: Implications for Prevention Program Strengthening From the Dynamics Study. 

Derksen J, Pavlova D, McClarty LM, Balakireva O, Herpai N, Lazarus L, Tennakoon A, Tarasova T, Lorway R, Pickles M, Mishra S, Shaw SY, Becker ML. 

Front Reprod Health. 2022 Jun 10;4:879191. doi: 10.3389/frph.2022.879191. PMID: 36303675; PMCID: PMC9580627.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9580627/

Collaborative learning and response to opioid misuse and HIV prevention in Ukraine during war

Altice, Frederick L et al.

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 9, Issue 11, 852 - 854 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(22)00318-2/fulltext

Impact and cost-effectiveness of non-governmental organizations on the HIV epidemic in Ukraine among MSM. 

Trickey A, Walker JG, Bivegete S, Semchuk N, Saliuk T, Varetska O, Stone J, Vickerman P. 

AIDS. 2022 Nov 15;36(14):2025-2034. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000003347. Epub 2022 Aug 10. PMID: 36305181; PMCID: PMC7613764.

Abstract

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36305181/

Angriffen auf Ukraine muss „Eskalation der Hilfe“ folgen

Kopenhagen – Das Europa-Büro der Weltgesundheitsorganisation WHO sorgt sich wegen jüngster russischer Angriffe und des nahenden Winters um die Gesundhitsversorgung der Menschen in der Ukraine. (aerzteblatt.de, 14.10.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/138142/Angriffen-auf-Ukraine-muss-Eskalation-der-Hilfe-folgen

Weltärztebund solidarisch mit Ärzten in der Ukraine

Berlin – Heute hat Russland die ukrainische Hauptstadt Kiew und weitere Landesteile mit Raketen angegriffen. Es gab Tote und Verletzte. Die Generalversammlung des Weltärztebundes (WMA) hatte den Ärzten in der Ukraine am Wochenende ihre Unterstützung zugesichert. (aerzteblatt.de, 10.10.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/137979/Weltaerztebund-solidarisch-mit-Aerzten-in-der-Ukraine

Are the health systems of EU countries hosting Ukrainian refugees ready to adapt?

Spiegel, Paul B

The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 3, Issue 10, e639 - e640 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhl/article/PIIS2666-7568(22)00197-0/fulltext

Medications for opioid use disorder during war in Ukraine: Innovations in public and private clinic cooperation. 

Bromberg DJ, Madden LM, Meteliuk A, Ivasiy R, de Leon SJG, Klyucharyov K, Altice FL. 

Lancet Reg Health Eur. 2022 Aug 10;20:100490. doi: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2022.100490. PMID: 35991325; PMCID: PMC9386492.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9386492/

EMCDDA. European Web Survey on Drugs 2021: Emerging findings in Ukraine

The European Web Survey on Drugs1 collected data during March and May 2021 from people who use drugs, are aged 18 or older, and live in the 21 EU and 9 non-EU countries including Ukraine. In this period, the populations in many European and neighbouring countries were experiencing COVID-19-related lockdown or restrictions. Unless otherwise indicated, the data presented here refer to 866 respondents who reported having used at least one illicit drug in the 12 months prior to the survey (last 12 months of use) and live in Ukraine. (EMCDDA, Lissabon, 03.10.2022)

https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/data-fact-sheets/european-web-survey-drugs-2021-emerging-findings-Ukraine

What message appeal and messenger are most persuasive for COVID-19 vaccine uptake: Results from a 5-country survey in India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ukraine. 

Limaye RJ, Balgobin K, Michel A, Schulz G, Erchick DJ (2022) 

PLoS ONE 17(9): e0274966. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274966

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0274966

Disease burden in older Ukrainian refugees of war: a synthetic reanalysis of public records data. 

Piotrowicz K, Semeniv S, Kupis R, Ryś M, Perera I, Gryglewska B, Gąsowski J. 

Lancet Healthy Longev. 2022 Oct;3(10):e667-e673. doi: 10.1016/S2666-7568(22)00187-8. Epub 2022 Sep 16. PMID: 36122579.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhl/article/PIIS2666-7568(22)00187-8/fulltext

Challenges in the Medical and Psychosocial Care of the Paediatric Refugee-A Systematic Review. 

Klas J, Grzywacz A, Kulszo K, Grunwald A, Kluz N, Makaryczew M, Samardakiewicz M. 

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Aug 26;19(17):10656. doi: 10.3390/ijerph191710656. PMID: 36078371; PMCID: PMC9517743.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517743/