Neurosurgical Mission to Ukraine

Neurosurgery. 2023 Jun 1;92(6):e126-e130. doi: 10.1227/neu.0000000000002368. Epub 2023 Jan 10.


Ukrainian health care before 2021 was like that in comparable middle-income countries. The conflict with Russia over the last 8 months has added significant burden to the already resource-constrained system. We describe the current neurosurgical situation in Ukraine as well as remote and in-person efforts to provide needed assistance to Ukrainian neurosurgical colleagues.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Delivery of Health Care*
  • Humans
  • Russia
  • Ukraine