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Supporting Action for Emergency Response (SAFER) Ukraine

SAFER Ukraine is a collaborative effort to aid Ukrainian children with cancer and blood disorders to receive high quality medical care, in Ukraine or abroad, through capacity building and international collaboration.

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SAFER: Supporting Action for Emergency Response in Ukraine

SAFER Ukraine launched following the Russian invasion of Ukraine together with many international partners to support sustainability of high-quality cancer car for Ukrainian children. 

SAFER Ukraine established a virtual command center to coordinate patient referral inquiries and manage medical records transactions. 

For patients in need of referral abroad to continue treatment, a patient triage center was established and staffed with medical and operational personnel.


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