Potential of Medical Students for Ukrainian Refugees in COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Article Content

Ami Kato
Yudai Kaneda


Medical students have the potential to provide necessary assistance to refugees from Ukraine and be part of the team medicine in a strained medical system during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is urgent to develop a system that allows refugees to feel safe and enables mutual understanding to prevent secondary damage.

Article Details

How to Cite
Kato, A., Namba, M. and Kaneda, Y. (2023) “Potential of Medical Students for Ukrainian Refugees in COVID-19 Pandemic”, Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10(1). Available at: https://jamsa.amsa-international.org/index.php/main/article/view/468 (Accessed: 19July2024).
Letter to Editor


Operational Data Portal. Ukraine Refugee Situation. Available at: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/situations/ukraine. Accessed March 21, 2022.

Schlaudt VA, Bosson R, Williams MT, et al. Traumatic Experiences and Mental Health Risk for Refugees. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(6).

Fussell E, Delp L, Riley K, Chavez S, Valenzuela A, Jr. Implications of Social and Legal Status on Immigrants' Health in Disaster Zones. Am J Public Health. 2018;108(12):1617-1620.

Global Change Data Lab. Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). Available at: https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus. Accessed March 23, 2022.

Masako Shimato SS. Volunteering initiatives taken by medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons on the medical education learnt from the United Kingdom [in Japanese]. Journal of International Health. 2020;35(4):261-263.