The World Health Organization (WHO) has
confirmed “several attacks on health care facilities
in Ukraine, causing multiple deaths and injuries.
WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom
Ghebreyesus said this in a tweet via his Twitter
handle on Sunday.
“@WHO has confirmed several attacks on health
care in #Ukraine, causing multiple deaths and
injuries. Additional reports are being investigated
“Attacks on healthcare facilities or workers breach
medical neutrality and are violations of international
humanitarian law. #NotATarget,” Tedros said,
without mentioning Russia.
He added in another tweet: “@WHO medical
supplies arrived in Lviv, #Ukraine. Our
@WHOUkraine staff will distribute it across the
country to support health facilities in need. We
need safe passage for our staff to support delivery
and continuation of essential health services for the
Meanwhile, WHO has confirmed six attacks on
health care facilities so far.
The head of the WHO office in Ukraine, Jarno
Habicht, disclosed this to the BBC on Sunday.