Global Medical Aid

Ukraine

Geography

Capital:

Kiev

Area:

total: 603,550 sq km
land: 579,330 sq km
water: 24,220 sq km

Land boundries:

total: 5,618 km
border countries (7): Belarus 1111 km, Hungary 128 km, Moldova 1202 km, Poland 535 km, Romania 601 km, Russia 1944 km, Slovakia 97 km

49 00 N, 32 00 E

Terrain:

mostly fertile plains (steppes) and plateaus, with mountains found only in the west (the Carpathians) or in the extreme south of the Crimean Peninsula

Natural resources:

iron ore, coal, manganese, natural gas, oil, salt, sulfur, graphite, titanium, magnesium, kaolin, nickel, mercury, timber, arable land

Land use:

agricultural land: 71.2% (2011 est.)
arable land: 56.1% (2011 est.) / permanent crops: 1.5% (2011 est.) / permanent pasture: 13.6% (2011 est.)
forest: 16.8% (2011 est.)
other: 12% (2011 est.)

People & Society

Population:

43,952,299 (July 2018 est.)

Orthodox (includes Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox (UAOC), Ukrainian Orthodox - Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP), Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP)), Ukrainian Greek Catholic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish (2013 est.)

Death rate:

14.3 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 7.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 8.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
female: 6.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)

Health expenditures:

7.1% of GDP (2014)

Physicians density:

3 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital bed density:

8.8 beds/1,000 population (2013)

Major infectious diseases:

-

Presse

Agreement with UNFPA – Ukraine

“Global Medical Aid” and “Vingmed” company donate to Ukraine 27 sets of equipment for blood banking and processing – Ministry of Healthcare, donors International charity fund “Global Medical Aid” and Dutch company “Vingmed” donated to Ukraine up-to-date equipment for blood banking and processing of a value of more than EUR 790 thousand. “Within this donation […]

Medical Equipment Donated from the Danish ngo Global Medical aid (gma) and Unfpa to Ukraine

Haemorrhage or heavy and uncontrolled bleeding is one of the serious complications that can be life threatening for pregnant women. It is therefore vital to have access to a safe blood transfusion. But around the world, many hospitals lack adequate clinical equipment for collecting, fractionating and storing donated blood, resulting in maternal deaths which otherwise […]

Psykiatrien donerer brugte møbler til udsat område

Psykiatrien Region Sjælland donerer brugt møblement og patientsenge til hospitaler i Ukraine, hvor der er stort behov for hospitalsudstyr. I weekenden blev det brugte inventar sendt afsted fra Slagelse. Da Psykiatrien Region Sjælland samlede flere afdelinger i det nybyggede psykiatrisygehus i Slagelse sidste år, nedlagde man i den forbindelse en række afdelinger. Store dele af […]

Ambulancer i krig

I Global Medical Aid sætter de handling bag deres ord. Dette er historien om otte dedikerede frivillige, der satte hjælp på hjul og kørte til Ukraine. Af Johannes Nord Jørgensen, Foto: Beredskabsstyrelsen og Henrik Mau. (Publiceret i Bredskab, 03.10.2015, s.26-29) Krigen raser i Ukraine. Den østlige del af det store land er blevet kastet ud […]

Global Medical Aid yder nødhjælp til Ukraine

Hans Frederik Dydensborg er manden bag den danske organisation, og fortæller her om hjælpen til Ukraine. Global Medical Aid er en dansk organisation, som har ydet hjælp til en lang række lande – bl.a. i Afrika – hvor der er behov for medicin og medicinsk udstyr. Indtil videre er der blevet doneret for i alt […]