The War in Ukraine Is a Reproductive Health Crisis for Millions

Medication is now hard, if not impossible, to access because supplies have been depleted or destroyed and logistical chains broken, says Maistruk. Terminals and storage are generally located near Kyiv, Ukraine’s most populous city. “Now everything is in very poor condition. Unfortunately many companies lost the possibility to transport,” she says. Some health care workers have fled for safety, including Maistruk, who recently left Kyiv to go west. Her husband stayed behind to continue work in a maternity hospital. Emergency supplies are short: oxygen, blood, antibiotics, antiseptics—all of which can be ​​critical in emergency obstetrics.

And a family’s needs don’t stop once the baby is safely born. “The women stay

→ Continue reading at Wired - Science

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Ask Marc: Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph on How to Woo Investors Even If You Have No Sales

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph loves to share what he's learned over the years to help new and existing businesses succeed. In this new episode...

DoorDash is Paying Back Drivers to Offset Gas Prices — Without Charging Customers

As gas prices continue to rise at exorbitant rates around the country, many delivery companies are making moves to help employees offset the new...

At the moment Netflix does not contemplate a low-cost subscription with ads

This article was translated from our US edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. A couple of days...