War in Ukraine: children suffer, hospitals save wounded and infants

Most non-life-threatening patients evacuated there are also several children who cannot be disconnected from the devices. Their numbers are growing as fighting around the Ukrainian capital intensifies.

According to surgeon Vitaly Demidov shelling occurs near the hospital during the night. Corpses and abandoned cars or their smoking wrecks are commonly found around hospital buildings.

Race staff must also breathe for children

“The saddest thing is that every time the siren sounds, we have to go down with the children and parents to the basement,Demidov told reporters. “Five or six times a day we run to the cellar and back.”

The Russian Embassy in London turned yellow and blue overnight from Sunday to Monday. The colors of the Ukrainian flag were projected onto the building by representatives of the #StraightFromTheFrontline initiative.

European Union foreign and defense ministers will discuss in Brussels on Monday the transformation of the European defense strategy under the influence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. They will discuss the increase in military budgets and the development of joint purchases of arms and military equipment, as well as the possibility of creating an EU rapid reaction force. They will also discuss a proposal for additional arms financing for Kyiv from EU funds.

Representatives of member state governments will have on their table a draft EU defense concept for the next decade, known as the strategic compass. It has been preparing for European diplomacy for more than a year, but in recent weeks its text has changed significantly in response to a Russian attack on a neighboring country, focusing in particular on preventing the Russian threat against Europe.

From today, refugees from Ukraine can apply for a new humanitarian benefit of 5,000 crowns. Anyone who receives a tolerance visa after arriving in the Czech Republic is entitled to it. They can also work with him in the Czech Republic without a work permit from this week. The law on employment and social security of refugees from Ukraine, which comes into force, provides for this.

Norma is part of a package called Lex Ukraine. Specific laws regulate the granting of protection and visas, employment, social security or access to health care, education and social services. On Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Vít Rakušan (STAN) reiterated that 270,000 people have fled since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the Czech Republic. Half of them are children, four-fifths of adults are women. The Ministry of the Interior issued more than 200,000 visas to tolerate.

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He added that children on oxygen support still need to breathe during the transfer, which means it must be present other personnel fleeing from the stretcher while operating the breathing apparatus.

The Okhmadet Children's Hospital in kyiv must also save lives, not only for pediatric patients.  Due to the situation, the facility had to be moved to underground shelters (February 28, 2022) The Okhmadet Children’s Hospital in kyiv must also save lives, not only for pediatric patients. Due to the situation, the facility had to be moved to underground shelters (February 28, 2022) | Reuters

Demidov’s film, in which he has a rifle slung over his shoulder and a child swinging on supports, immediately became popular. “It was crazy tonight. There are also very sick children in the hospital who are dependent on oxygen,” the doctor wrote of the photograph on Instagram.

Volunteers bring food, medicine and other supplies to the hospital. “So far everyone is in charge,” Demidov said, “but I don’t know how long.”

Operations directly at reception

Among the injured is a boy whose ten-year-old sister and parents were reportedly killed by Russian saboteurs.

The Okhmadet Children's Hospital in kyiv must also save lives, not only for pediatric patients.  Due to the situation, the facility had to be moved to underground shelters (February 28, 2022) The Okhmadet Children’s Hospital in kyiv must also save lives, not only for pediatric patients. Due to the situation, the facility had to be moved to underground shelters (February 28, 2022) | Reuters

Another patient is a young man who was injured in the neck by shrapnel during the bombardment of kyiv.In order to stop the bleeding, the boy had to be operated on directly at the admission center of the hospital’s trauma center,“, says pediatric surgeon Oleg Godik. The boy is currently in critical condition and connected to artificial lung ventilation.

Other photos show even more children with terrible injuries. In one of them, the little boy has a torn right face. On the other, a teenage girl with a leg injury lies on a stretcher, leaving her pants torn and bloodied. Another shows a small body with no signs of life lying under an improvised cardboard blanket. Infants and cancer patients are also located in the basement of the hospital.

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