Category: Ukraine

ReLAB-HS Ukraine Concludes Activities While Leaving an Important Legacy

By Sergii Khomchenko, Olha Kovalchuk, and Diana Shcherbinina for ReLAB-HS Learning, Acting, and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS), a global activity funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ended activities in Ukraine in February 2023. Despite being faced with the realities of war, ReLAB-HS Ukraine made significant progress in advancing… Read more

ReLAB-HS Workshop Facilitates Discussions to Strengthen the Rehabilitation Workforce in Ukraine

By Rachael Lowe for ReLAB-HS Despite the current conflict in Ukraine, rehabilitation leaders in the country are doing all that they can to forward workforce development initiatives to strengthen rehabilitation services. Learning, Acting, and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS) recently held a two-day workshop in Poland to facilitate collaboration towards overcoming workforce challenges… Read more

ReLAB-HS Ukraine Visits AT Center in Spain

By Mariya Chubata for ReLAB-HS In April 2022 Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS) Ukraine visited the State Reference Center of Autonomy and Assistive Technology (CEAPAT) in Madrid, Spain. The purpose of the visits was to gain knowledge about types of assistive technology (AT), test AT, and learn how to check… Read more

War Never Asks About Your Disability: The story of how Uliana Pchiolkina Evacuated from Bucha, Ukraine

By Oksana Levantovych and Mariya Chubata for ReLAB-HS   Public activist, sportswoman and TV presenter Uliana Pchiolkina along with her husband, Vitaliy, were in their apartment the morning of Feb. 24, when Russian troops invaded Ukraine. The two had moved to that apartment in 2015 and furnished the space to be as comfortable as possible and… Read more

ReLAB-HS розпочинає роботу в Україні!

14 вересня понад 70 зацікавлених осіб, які працюють у сфері реабілітації та асистивних технологій, медичній сфері, а також представники Уряду України взяли участь у он-лайн церемонії початку Проєкту ReLAB-HS („Навчання, дії та розбудова реабілітації в системі охорони здоров’я”) в Україні. Під час цієї події було окреслено план ReLAB-HS щодо розробки інноваційних економних рішень, які суттєво… Read more

ReLAB-HS launches in Ukraine!

On September 14 2021, over 70 stakeholders from the worlds of rehabilitation, assistive technology, health systems and national government gathered for the online launch of ReLAB-HS in Ukraine. The event highlighted ReLAB-HS’ plan to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions that will dramatically improve the ability of the Ukrainian health system to provide vital rehabilitation, as well… Read more

Agenda for our Ukraine launch announced!

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of ReLAB-HS in Ukraine which is taking place on Sep 14, 2021 08:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada). Click this link to go to the registration page. The armed conflict in eastern Ukraine and resulting injuries have increased demand and highlighted the need for… Read more