The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulances bringing the wounded and traumatised from the front line of Europe's biggest battlefield.
Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line of a brutal tank battle, within earshot of rockets and shelling.
On her arm she has a tattoo of the Ukrainian coat of arms with a quotation from the Ukrainian poet Lesya Ukrainka:
“I have in my heart something that will never die."
(Photo Editing Kezia Levitas; Reporting Jorge Silva and Ivan Lubysh-Kirdey; Writing Kevin Liffey; Text Editing Lisa Shumaker; Layout Kezia Levitas)