FRIDAY ABOUT WOMEN: Zuzana Ulman - STEP-IN program manager - SlovakAid

FRIDAY ABOUT WOMEN: Zuzana Ulman – STEP-IN program manager

Doctor, therapist, humanitarian worker, project manager and methodologist Zuzana Ulman graduated in general medicine at the Comenius University and at the University of Health and in social work  at the Social Work of St. Elisabeth in Bratislava. Thanks to her professional knowledge, she worked in Cambodia, where she provided medical care in an orphanage for HIV-positive children.

Since 2014, she has been actively involved in the field of humanitarian aid in the Iraqi cities of Arbil and Dohuk for seven years by coordinating and providing health care and to this day she oversees the implementation of ongoing STEP-IN projects in Iraq and Syria.

From 2020 to 2022, she worked at the Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Roma communities as an expert and methodologist in the field of improving health care in selected localities with marginalized Roma communities, and after the outbreak of the Russian war against Ukraine, she came to help in Slovakia and later in Ukraine

For almost a year now, he has been living in Dnipro, where STEP-IN has its center in Ukraine, and he travels with his team to areas where the organization's mobile clinics and medical teams that train local doctors operate.

The non-profit organization STEP-IN closely cooperates with SlovakAid in providing medical and humanitarian aid abroad. In western Ukraine, it has 2 mobile teams providing medical care and psychological support for internally displaced persons. Throughout Ukraine, it provides supplies of material aid - mainly in the form of medical equipment and portable container clinics to places where medical centers were destroyed by bombing.

Source: MFEA SR