The IFAPP Board and community are deeply shocked and unreservedly condemn the illegal and unprecedented invasion of Ukraine initiated by the government of the Russian Federation. IFAPP stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine in these extraordinarily difficult times and appeals to Russia for an immediate end to hostilities. Our thoughts are with the Ukrainian people.
Furthermore, IFAPP Board expresses profound concerns about Ukraine people healthcare and safety and support medical neutrality as declared by WMA. Ensuring safety and security of people is of utmost importance as well as access to medicines, vaccines and humanitarian aid to those who need them. Given that several clinical trials are currently operating in the regions of Ukraine, every effort should be made in order to serve patients and healthcare providers as much as possible.