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Ukrainians draft in Irish medics to show them how to operate on the frontline




A team of seven advanced Irish doctors and paramedics have provided emergency care training to Ukrainians on the war front.

The UCD Trauma Project (UCD UTP) was launched at the university’s Center for Emergency Medicine by its director, Professor Gerry Bury, at the request of the Ukrainian authorities, reports Breaking News.

Seven Irish doctors and advanced practitioners came from Dublin, including TD Cathal Berry, an independent doctor and former deputy commander of the Army Ranger Wing, and a Ukrainian academic and translator living in Ireland.

Professor Chris Fitzpatrick, vice-chair of the UCD Ukraine Trauma Project Steering Group, told Breaking News that four of the training courses had so far taken place in Ukraine.

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