War and conflict have always disrupted and jeopardised the way people lead their lives. They not only claim lives and livelihoods but also crush the healthcare system and essential services. There is always a possibility of chronic shortage of healthcare staff along with mass displacement, death and injury. Coupled with an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a war can devastate an already overworked healthcare system. In the ongoing military invasion of Ukraine by Russia, it is impossible to ignore its impact on Ukraine’s health system and its people’s well-being.
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