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UNODC. CONFLICT IN UKRAINE: KEY EVIDENCE ON DRUG DEMAND AND SUPPLY

UNODC Research, April 2022

https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/Ukraine/Ukraine_drug_demand_supply.pdf

War on Ukraine: Impact on Ukrainian Medical Students. 

Srichawla BS, Khazeei Tabari MA, Găman MA, Munoz-Valencia A, Bonilla-Escobar FJ. 

Int J Med Stud. 2022 Jan-Mar;10(1):15-17. doi: 10.5195/ijms.2022.1468. Epub 2022 Apr 5. PMID: 35433038; PMCID: PMC9012242.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9012242/

Impact of war on the dynamics of COVID-19 in Ukraine. 

Chumachenko D, Chumachenko T. 

BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Apr;7(4):e009173. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2022-009173. PMID: 35428677; PMCID: PMC9013784.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9013784/

Russo-Ukrainian war: An unexpected event during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Choudhary OP, Saied AA, Priyanka, Ali RK, Maulud SQ. 

Travel Med Infect Dis. 2022 Apr 27;48:102346. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2022.102346. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35487342; PMCID: PMC9042412.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9042412/

Vaccination of Ukrainian Refugees: Need for Urgent Action. 

Rzymski P, Falfushynska H, Fal A. 

Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Apr 11:ciac276. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac276. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35435230.

https://watermark.silverchair.com/ciac276.pdf

Mental health of migrants with pre-migration exposure to armed conflict: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mesa-Vieira, Cristina et al.

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, Issue 5, e469 - e481 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(22)00061-5/fulltext

Transgender Ukrainians facing “exacerbated” challenges

Holt, Ed

The Lancet, Volume 399, Issue 10335, 1584 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00726-7/fulltext

Experte erwartet bei vielen Geflüchteten psychische Erkrankung

Hannover – Nach ihrer Flucht aus der Ukraine werden Experten zufolge viele Menschen schwere psychische Erkrankungen erleiden.

Etwa ein Drittel der ukrainischen Geflüchteten werde Depressionen, Angststörungen oder posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen ent­wickeln, sagte Lukas Welz, Geschäftsführer der Bundesweiten Arbeitsgemeinschaft der psychosozialen Zentren für Flüchtlinge und Folteropfer (BAfF), dem RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND). (aerzteblatt.de, 22.04.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/133548/Experte-erwartet-bei-vielen-Gefluechteten-psychische-Erkrankung

Health-care provision for displaced populations arriving from Ukraine

Kamenshchikova, Alena et al.

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(22)00225-0/fulltext

Prioritising mental health and psychosocial services in relief and recovery efforts in Ukraine

Shi, Wei et al.

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(22)00114-6/fulltext

As Putin bombs hospitals in Ukraine, I hear echoes from Syria

‘Whether a hospital is bombed in Mariupol or Aleppo, in Sana’a or in Kunduz, those responsible must be held to account.’ (The New Humanitarian, Genf, 13.04.2022)

https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/opinion/first-person/2022/04/13/putin-bombs-hospitals-ukraine-i-hear-echoes-syria

WHO. WHO records 100th attack on health care in Ukraine

A grim milestone has been crossed today in the war in Ukraine – more than 100 attacks on health care verified by WHO since the start of the war on 24 February. The attacks so far have claimed 73 lives and injured 51. (WHO, 07.04.2022)

https://www.who.int/news/item/07-04-2022-who-records-100th-attack-on-health-care-in-ukraine

WHO. Emergency in Ukraine: external situation report #8, published 21 April 2022: reporting period: 14–20 April 2022

Weekly updates on the current situation in Ukraine and refugee-receiving countries, priority public health concerns and WHO’s actions to rapidly respond to the health emergency triggered by the conflict and to minimize disruptions to the delivery of critical health services. (WHO, Genf, 21.04.2022)

https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-EURO-2022-5152-44915-64303

Addressing the mental health needs of civilian combatants in Ukraine

Bryant, Richard A et al.

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 9, Issue 5, 346 - 347 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(22)00097-9/fulltext

Ukraine: Mehr als 20 Krankenhäuser komplett zerstört

Kiew – Durch den russischen Angriffskrieg sind offiziellen Angaben zufolge mehr als 300 ukrainische Krankenhäuser und andere medizinische Einrichtungen beschädigt worden.

„21 Krankenhäuser wurden komplett zerstört“, sagte Gesundheitsminister Viktor Ljaschko vorgestern im ukrainischen Fernsehen. (aerzteblatt.de, 11.04.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/133303/Ukraine-Mehr-als-20-Krankenhaeuser-komplett-zerstoert

Ukraine: Wegen des Krieges breiten sich Krankheiten aus

Nach dem Angriff Russlands auf die Ukraine ist die Gesundheitsversorgung stark beeinträchtigt. Infektionskrankheiten verbreiten sich. Betroffene kommen nicht mehr an Medikamente. (Spektrum, 04.04.2022)

https://www.spektrum.de/news/ukraine-der-krieg-sorgt-fuer-die-ausbreitung-von-infektionskrankheiten/2005390

Dutzende Angriffe auf Gesundheitsdienste in der Ukraine

Lwiw – Nach Angaben der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) hat es in der Ukraine seit Beginn des russischen Angriffskriegs mehr als hundert Angriffe auf Gesundheitsdienste gegeben. (aerzteblatt.de, 08.04.2022)

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/133263/Dutzende-Angriffe-auf-Gesundheitsdienste-in-der-Ukraine

Health impacts of the Russian invasion in Ukraine: need for global health action

Zaliska, Olha et al.

The Lancet, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00615-8/fulltext

Older people: forgotten victims amid the Ukrainian humanitarian disaster

Armocida, Benedetta et al.

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(22)00087-1/fulltext

Filme zu psychischen Symptomen nach einer Flucht

Ratgeberfilme auf Ukrainisch, Polnisch und Russisch informieren über mögliche körperliche und psychische Symptome nach Flucht und Migration und was Betroffene dagegen tun können. Zum Download und zur Weitergabe. (Max-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie, 07.04.2022)

https://www.psych.mpg.de/refpsych

Health impacts of the Russian invasion in Ukraine: need for global health action

Zaliska, Olha et al.

The Lancet, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00615-8/fulltext

Cyber risks to Ukrainian and other health systems

Samarasekera, Udani

The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landig/article/PIIS2589-7500(22)00064-4/fulltext

Public Health Catastrophe Looms in Ukraine, Experts Warn

Even before the war, the country struggled with epidemics of H.I.V., tuberculosis and hepatitis. The conflict threatens to undo decades of progress. (New York Times, USA, 26.03.2022)

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/26/health/ukraine-health-tb-hiv.html

Growing concern over Ukrainian refugee health

Holt, Ed

The Lancet, Volume 399, Issue 10331, 1213 - 1214 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00568-2/fulltext

Mental health and welfare of prisoners of war and people living in detention in the Ukrainian conflict

Liebrenz, Michael et al.

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(22)00106-7/fulltext

Meeting the health challenges of displaced populations from Ukraine. 

Ioffe Y, Abubakar I, Issa R, Spiegel P, Kumar BN. 

Lancet. 2022 Mar 26;399(10331):1206-1208. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)00477-9. Epub 2022 Mar 11. PMID: 35286844; PMCID: PMC8916778.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8916778/

The Impact of the War on the Prospects for Harm Reduction and Civil Society in Russia

How will the current war affect harm reduction in Russia? We asked two experts, Michail Golichenko and Alexei Lahov, to share with us their prognosis. (Drugreporter, Ungarn, 30.03.2022)

https://drogriporter.hu/en/the-impact-of-the-war-on-the-prospects-for-harm-reduction-and-civil-society-in-russia/

War is a public health emergency

Goto, Ryunosuke et al.

The Lancet, Volume 0, Issue 0 

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00479-2/fulltext

The day the news died: Here are all Russia’s independent media outlets banned, blocked, or shuttered in just the past few days

(Meduza.io, Lettland, 05.03.2022)

https://meduza.io./en/short/2022/03/05/the-day-the-news-died

Roundup: What Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis looked like before the Russian invasion

From children to the elderly, civilians were already paying a heavy price after almost eight years of war. (THE NEW HUMANITARIAN, Genf, 24.02.2022)

https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/news/2022/2/24/roundup-Ukraine-humanitarian-crisis-before-Russian-invasion