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Medications for severely ill Donbas children: how to receive them?


2,154 packages with special medications have already been received by Donbas children who suffer severe chronic diseases. The medications were delivered by Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center as part of "Medications for Children" program.

"This project was launched in October 2015. Its goal is to provide the required medications to Donbas children with severe choric diseases. Over the entire project operation period children received: 231 sets of insulin; 478 sets of test stripes; 815 sets of anticonvulsants; 630 sets of asthma medications", – Yuliia Gerasymenko, the Head of "Targeted Assistance" program at Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center, shared.   

Who can be provided with this kind of assistance from Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Center?

All children from 0 to 18 years old, both living in non-government-controlled areas of Donbas and internally displaced children on the peaceful territory of Donbas. 

What diseases are the medications provided for?

  • diabetes mellitus
  • bronchial asthma
  • convulsive disorder and epileptic syndrome with the following diagnoses:
  • epilepsy (of any form)
  • cerebral palsy
  • hydrocephalus
  • traumatic brain injuries and their consequences
  • central nervous system injuries
  • encephalitides and meningitides (and their forms)
  • infections (of any form)
  • brain tumours (of any form)

How to receive the medications?

  1. Call the Humanitarian Center's hotline (0800 509 001) and leave an application
  2. Answer the call of the Humanitarian Center's employee and find out what documents should be submitted and what pharmacy can the medicine be received at
  3. Get medications at the pharmacy upon presenting the necessary package of documents

Where to receive the medications?

Medications are issued in the pharmacies of Artemivsk, Kramatorsk and Mariupol. Medications can be also received here by relatives or friends of families with children, living in non-government-controlled areas, by power of attorney.

What amount of medications is provided to a child?

Each child is provided with pharmaceuticals for three months ahead.