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How Ukraine war poses widespread threat to healthcare

Spending on defence at the expense of health risks destabilising pandemic recovery as nurses respond to humanitarian crisis that poses threat to public health

Spending on defence at the expense of health risks destabilising pandemic recovery as nurses respond to humanitarian crisis that poses threat to public health

When historians write about the twenty-first century there is no doubt that the current decade will have a chapter to itself.

Already, defining events include the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation from Russia’s war in Ukraine.

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine is dire.

We at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) have joined many voices around the world calling for an immediate ceasefire and end to hostilities, and for nurses and other healthcare professionals and the services they work in

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