Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death after injury in the world.
Help us get STOP THE BLEED® supplies into the hands of those who need our help to save lives right now—the people of Ukraine.
With your support, the American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® program will organize shipments of STOP THE BLEED® supplies with bleeding control instructions to people on the ground in Ukraine and Poland.
Your donations are essential for the American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® Help Ukraine fund.
Your tax-deductible contribution to the American College of Surgeons Foundation will be used to purchase STOP THE BLEED® supplies for delivery with bleeding control instructions to Ukraine and Poland by our trusted partners.
A selection of training materials and resources, including several in Ukrainian, are available.
The American College of Surgeons is supporting education efforts to ensure citizens of Ukraine know the basics of our STOP THE BLEED® course so that they can implement these life saving techniques when needed. Materials have been translated into Ukrainian and STOP THE BLEED® supplies are being delivered to Ukraine as well.
Roxolana Horbowyj, MD, FACS, is conducting frequent online training via Zoom in Ukrainian to educate citizens.
In addition, Dr. Nelya Melnitchouk, MD, FACS, is featured in the below video created by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to further spread the word and provide a short overview of the techniques featured in our Stop the Bleed training.