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Dr Donbass: Living on the edge

Medics save lives under shelling

What is it like operating under shelling with limited resources? For Donbass doctors, it is a daily routine. “Mine blast traumas are prevalent, typical, as they say, diseases and traumas from armed conflicts. Treating such injuries exhausts the doctors’ resources. It’s time and energy consuming. Moreover, such injuries require expensive prostheses and rehabilitation. That’s why the Ukrainian Armed Forces use cluster shells in large amounts,” says one of the field doctors. Learn more stories of the courageous doctors and their work on the frontlines of the special operation in Ukraine in Dr Donbass: Living on the Edge.