Running a hospital while your country is under attack — a story from western Ukraine

Elderly patients shelter in the basement of Novovolynsk Hospital, western Ukraine. © WHO / Olha Izhyk
Patients are moved from the hospital to a 1950s-era underground bomb shelter each time an air raid siren goes off. © WHO / Olha Izhyk
Moving up and down to the bunker is difficult for infants and elderly patients. © WHO / Olha Izhyk

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