‘Finally something useful,’ GP tells of Ukrainian doctors’ response to aid

Dr Andriy Boyko has returned from a trying journey to deliver medical supplies to medics in the war-torn country
Dr Andriy Boyko.

Van breakdowns, being suspected of holding a fake passport and a bout of COVID-19 were among the unforeseen events that beset Dr Andriy Boyko’s Ukraine medical aid mission.

One of the low points was when he had to shift 1200kg of gear five times because of mechanical failures, the Ukraine-born GP tells 6minutes.