May 21, 2022

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Members of Congress urge the United States to help Ukraine's health care system

Members of Congress urge the United States to help Ukraine’s health care system

So far, there have been at least 150 attacks on Ukrainian health facilities, resulting in 73 deaths.

A group of 17 members of the US House of Representatives is urging the United States to support Ukraine’s healthcare system. Politicians sent a letter to Secretary of State Anthony Blingen and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin this Friday (22 Apr 2022).

According to the WHO (World Health Organization) there have been at least 150 attacks on Ukrainian health facilities since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, resulting in 73 deaths.

The Axes Report that the delegates recommended sending to the US “Armored Ambulances”, We need to create military field hospitals on the Ukrainian border and allow US health professionals to treat the wounded. In addition, they are requesting that patients be referred to the US Army’s Landstuhl Regional Hospital in Germany.

“You know, the health system in Ukraine is on the verge of failure,” he said. Says an excerpt from the letter. “You have a unique opportunity to express US leadership by providing vital medical support to the Ukrainians, which will encourage other NATO countries to follow suit.”

In a statement AxesA U.S. spokesman said the Department of Defense said “Has provided medical equipment to Ukraine, including first aid kits and tourniquets, and we are considering what additional assistance can be provided.” From the beginning of the invasion.

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