WAR: WHO Confirms Multiple Deaths, Injuries, Ukraine’s Health Care Facilities Attacked


The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed “several attacks on health care facilities in Ukraine, causing multiple deaths and injuries.

WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said this in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Sunday.

“@WHO has confirmed several attacks on health care in #Ukraine, causing multiple deaths and injuries. Additional reports are being investigated

“Attacks on healthcare facilities or workers breach medical neutrality and are violations of international humanitarian law. #NotATarget,” Tedros said, without mentioning Russia.

He added in another tweet: “@WHO medical supplies arrived in Lviv, #Ukraine. Our @WHOUkraine staff will distribute it across the country to support health facilities in need. We need safe passage for our staff to support delivery and continuation of essential health services for the most vulnerable.”

Meanwhile, WHO has confirmed six attacks on health care facilities so far.

The head of the WHO office in Ukraine, Jarno Habicht, disclosed this to the BBC on Sunday. 

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