The Devastating Impact of War on Health and Health Systems

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Abstract

This paper summarises the impact of the Russian invasion on the health and health services of the population of Ukraine. The war has resulted in large numbers of military and civilian casualties. It has undermined progress in the transition of the Ukrainian health system from a Soviet model to a West European model. The war will result in a substantial burden of physical and mental injury that will require a considerable investment in money and human capital to mitigate.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWar in Ukraine: One Year On
EditorsZeno Leoni, Gesine Weber, Maeve Ryan
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCentre for Grand Strategy
Pages26-28
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 24 Feb 2023

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