Ukraine - Exceptional delivery of emergency medical assistance by France (28 Jun. 2022)


Joint press release by the ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs and the ministry of Health and Prevention

At the request of the Ukrainian authorities, the Crisis and Support Centre (CDCS) of the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in liaison with the Operational Regulation and Response Centre for Health and Social Emergencies (CORRUSS) of the French Ministry of Health and Prevention, Regional Health Agencies and hospitals, has today delivered medical equipment to Ukraine via Slovakia. This equipment will be handed over to the Ukrainian Ministry of Health.

This latest delivery of French support includes a mobile health post with medical equipment and medicines aimed at strengthening emergency facilities and enabling treatment of 250 patients, as well as medical devices used for anaesthesia and resuscitation, amongst others.

This operation, carried out under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, is a demonstration of France’s solidarity with the Ukrainian people.