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Ukraine Faces Worsening Health Care Conditions Amid Conflict, Experts Warn

Media outlets discuss Ukraine’s worsening health care conditions amid conflict.

Inter Press Service: TB Epidemic Threat Hangs Over Ukraine Conflict
“Doctors are warning of a worsening tuberculosis epidemic in Eastern Ukraine as the continuing conflict there begins to take a heavy toll on public health…” (Stracansky, 8/17).

U.N. News Centre: U.N., humanitarian partners launch health plan in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine
“Conflict in eastern Ukraine, mainly in the areas in and around the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, has affected nearly four million people, including 156,000 internally displaced people, many of whom lack access to health care, a United Nations health official said today as he appealed for funds to help address the situation…” (8/15).

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