• O.V. Burlaka
  • N.A. Verba
  • V. Vagner
Keywords: military women, gender-specific healthcare, optimization of treatment and prevention of women’s reproductive health disorders


The relevance of the work is conditioned by the increased security requirements considering the health of female military personnel due to the global trend enhancing the role of women in security and defence.
The purpose of the study was to analyze foreign and local scientific publications about gender-specific health care issues for women military personnel in today’s conditions.
According to the analysis of literary sources, the participation of women in military action increases the risks of developing serious physical injuries, post-traumatic stress disorders and disorders of reproductive health. At the same time, the number of messages about research on gender-specific healthcare in modern conditions, female soldiers is significantly limited. According to the gained data, today there is a necessity in studying issues of sexual abuse, unplanned pregnancies, access to contraception and prevention of stress-induced reproductive health disorders for military women in order to elaborate clinical guidelines based on principles of evidence-based medicine. Optimization of prevention and treatment of reproductive health disorders for Ukrainian military women requires the use of experience obtained under the conditions of the Anti-terrorist
Operation /Joint Forces Operation, and the adaptation of the experience of NATO countries to tackling gender-specific medical problems and maintaining women’s health in the following years 


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How to Cite
Burlaka, O., Verba, N., & Vagner, V. (2019). TO THE QUESTION OF GENDER-SPECIFIC HEALTHCARE FOR THE MILITARY WOMEN IN THE CURRENT CONDITIONS. Ukrainian Journal of Military Medicine, 19(2), 61-66. Retrieved from