Precision Critical Care. Over $1M of kidney therapy fluids, blood filtration systems, ventilators, defibrillators, heart valves and surgical supplies delivered by DU4U are in physician’s hands and helping the wounded in ICUs and hospitals in Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa, Kyiv and Lviv.
Targeted support for trauma survivors through training and supplies for mental health professionals. Project Truskavets provides psychological and social services to over 500 internally displaced persons. Training to Ukrainian psychologists in evidence-based therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is underway.
Safeguarding women and infant’s health with medical supply and technical aid to Maternity and Gynecology providers. DU4U provides medications to prevent early labor, severe bleeding and start up the breathing of infants who can’t do it on their own.
Urgent needs. Our database of needs, includes ultrasounds, chest drain tubes, ventilators, ultrasound guided anesthesia treatment devices and suppliers ready to fill them. Programs for mental health women’s health require funding. The estimated costs are over $1M.
As we transition from acute needs, our focus will shift to rebuilding and expanding capacity of Ukraine’s healthcare system through academic and research partnerships.
DU4U in the News
New Haven Register: “Yale professor from Guilford is helping Ukraine, one poppy seed loaf at a time”
New Haven Register: “Opinion: Yale community seeks help for Ukraine”
AAMC: “Crisis in Ukraine: U.S. doctors, hospitals step up to help”
Yale Medicine: “YSM Faculty Stand United For Ukraine”
New Haven Independent: “Back From Kyiv, Blumenthal Promises To Keep Up The Pressure”
*Doctors United for Ukraine (EIN 88-1488412) is non-profit and Dwight Hall at Yale serves as its fiscal sponsor.
Co-President: Alla Vash-Margita, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Co-President: Irina Esterlis, PhD, Psychiatry and Psychology
Vice President: Andrey Zinchuk, MD, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Treasurer: Yaroslav Voloshin, MBA, Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC
Secretary: Maksym Minasyan, MD, Pulmonary Medicine