9 Mar 2022

Russia-Ukraine war health crisis will get worse, warns World Health Organization

Health and Social Care Editor

On the same day Russia bombed another hospital, the WHO warned of an emerging health crisis triggered by this war.

It said other medical facilities are being abandoned because they simply cannot function.

And the millions of refugees on the move with a lack of access to medicine and treatment create the conditions for infectious diseases like covid, TB and measles to spread fast.

We have been looking at the health implications of this war in a country that was already running low on oxygen last week.