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WHO/Europe’s Regional Director’s visit to Ukraine: reinforcing partnerships for COVID–19 response and health system strengthening

During a recent visit to Ukraine, WHO Regional Director for Europe Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge stressed WHO’s continued support for the COVID–19 response in Ukraine and the health system transformation amid the pandemic.The three-day visit provided an opportunity to discuss the country’s COVID–19 preparedness and response, health system reform…
bubmag
December 23, 2020
Ukraine

Bosnian Serbs say icon given to Russian minister not stolen

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — An Orthodox icon presented to Russia’s foreign minister had not been stolen from the Ukraine, the office of Bosnia’s Serb leader said Tuesday, amid an international diplomatic spat over its origins. The presiding Serb member of Bosnia’s three-member presidency, Milorad Dodik, gifted the gilded icon to…
bubmag
December 22, 2020
Ukraine

WHO analytical tool helps Ukraine monitor how regions respond to COVID-19

A new monitoring tool, developed by WHO and the Public Health Center of Ukraine (UPHC), is revealing how the different regions in Ukraine responded to COVID-19. Launched in October 2020, the Public Health Response Monitor (PHRM) was developed based on a regional tool, WHO/Europe’s Health System Response Monitor (HSRM).The PHRM…
bubmag
December 17, 2020
Ukraine

Protesters in Belarus keep pushing for leader’s resignation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Crowds of people took to the streets Sunday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk in a weekly protest against the country’s authoritarian leader who won a sixth term in office in a disputed election. Thousands were estimated to have taken part in small rallies scattered around…
bubmag
December 13, 2020
Ukraine

ICC prosecutor ready to open investigation into Ukraine

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said Friday that a preliminary probe has found “a reasonable basis at this time to believe” that crimes against humanity and war crimes have been committed in Ukraine which merit a full-scale investigation.The six-year preliminary probe by prosecutors at the global court looked at allegations…
bubmag
December 11, 2020