Ukrainian Relief Fund (Dr Andriy Boyko)

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Dr Andriy Boyko, a Ukrainian born Australian Doctor, will be travelling to Europe to provide critical medical support and rapid medical response supplies to Ukrainians affected by the current conflict.

Dr Boyko previously worked in refugee health on Christmas Island and with Australian refugee resettlement programs. Using his local knowledge and Ukrainian contacts Dr Boyko has organised a medical supply chain through Europe to safely bring medicine and essential medical needs to Ukrainians in need. The funds will be exclusively used for medical supplies and humanitarian assistance.  As a result of local knowledge and contacts he is able to react quickly to the dynamic needs of the situation responding to most urgent needs of the local health sector.

Through his involvement he hopes "to use the unique set of personal and professional skills to provide most appropriate aid to minimise any further trauma and loss of life to the Ukrainian people who are caught in this unprovoked conflict.”

About Dr Andriy Boyko
Born in Ukraine, Dr Boyko moved to New Zealand when he was 11 before going on to study medicine in Australia. Dr Boyko has worked across Australia and focusing on areas of General Practice, Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedic/Sport Medicine.  He is currently practicing in Newcastle and Port Macquarie (NSW) where he lives with his wife and daughter. As a Ukrainian native with extensive contacts in Ukraine and through Europe Andriy will be able to provide specialised medical logistics and respond dynamically to constantly changing humanitarian demands as a result of the recent invasion of Ukraine.

Andriy also has extended family throughout Ukraine and is deeply committed to urgent medical support and supplies to Ukrainians as they cross the borders.

A recent article about Andriy by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 

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Dr Brendan Daugherty is a long-time close friend and colleague of Dr Boyko. He is assisting Dr Boyko in the humanitarian effort.

Funds raised will go directly towards the purchase and supply of:

Immediate first aid:

 - IFAK (Immediate First Aid Kits) -> $150
 - Intra-osseos access devices ->$300
 - Tactical tourniquet $50
 - Quick-clot gauze $50
 - Hydrogel (for burns) $50
 - SAM splint $40
 - Israeli trauma bandage $20

Advanced Life Support
 - Bag and Mask kits 35$
 - Airway devices – 25$
 - Tracheostomy kit - $500
 - IV Cannulas/Lines/Fluids -> 15$/set
 - Defibrillator (AED) – 1500$

General medications
 - Tetanus -> variable
 - Antibiotics -> variable
 - Insulin -> variable
 - Anticoagulants -> variable

Sanitary/Public health
- LifeStraw - $30
- Nappies/Feminine hygiene - $40
 
Funds will be tracked and audited.
  

Andriy, with his daughter, Frankie.
 
 
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Donations 

  • Peter & Penny Robertson
    • $50 
    • 7 d
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Martin Evans
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
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Fundraising team (2)

Brendan Daugherty
Organizer
Raised $3,400 from 10 donations
Coogee NSW
Andriy Boyko
Beneficiary
Andriy Boyko
Team member
Raised $32,215 from 151 donations
This team raised $110,054 from 440 other donations.

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