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Humanitarian aid consists of kits for provision of obstetrics-gynaecology care, condoms and pregnancy tests

116 complex RH kits for provision of obstetrics-gynecology care, 2.5 mln. condoms and 40 thousand pregnancy tests were delivered to Ukraine by UNFPA Ukraine for further distribution to maternity hospitals, youth friendly clinics and charitable organizations in the regions most affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

UNFPA is working to ensure safe delivery worldwide, which is especially pressing during humanitarian crises when the special needs of women are ignored due to difficult conditions. UNFPA, therefore, is doing everything possible to make sure that medical needs of women are taken into account, including provision of RH Kits for provision of obstetrics-gynecology care. The kits include medical supplies needed for complicated childbirth and surgery.

Medical kits have been delivered according to the MOH distribution plan to health institutions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzya, Kharkiv, Poltava, Kyiv and Odessa oblasts – regions with the largest number of internally displaced people, most of whom are women.

The universal UNFPA medical kits include surgical instruments, suture materials, consumables and most necessary medicines: analgesics, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, hemostatic drugs and infusion solutions.

UNFPA is actively contributing to the UN response to the humanitarian situation. The Fund has allocated significant amounts of financial aid for the needs of internally displaced persons. Over 24,500 individual dignity kits, 370 reproductive health kits, 38,000 gynecological kits and 8,600 packages with warm cloth were distributed in the regions with the highest numbers of IDPs.

Since 2015 UNFPA together with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine and other partners implements a large-scale humanitarian project "Strengthening humanitarian response to the need of most vulnerable women and female adolescents affected by armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine through multi-sectorial prevention and response to GBV and access to SRH services" in five eastern regions the most affected by the conflict.