In an attempt to raise awareness of the critical conditions in Ukraine’s second-largest city, former professional English football (soccer) player David Beckham handed the control of his Instagram account to a Ukrainian doctor working on the front line.
… Beckham has over 71 million followers on his Instagram account. To highlight the “amazing work” of frontline medical staff still operating in areas affected by the Russian invasion, Beckham, who is also UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador, handed over the reins of his account to Iryna, a child anesthesiologist and head of perinatal central in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
… In a video shared on his Instagram, Beckham encouraged his fans to take a look at the work doctors do to save lives and thanked everyone who already donated to the cause which helped UNICEF deliver oxygen generators that help newborns survive in “appalling conditions.”
… Using Instagram Stories on Beckham’s account, Iryna posted videos and photos showing what it has been like for the staff working on the frontline during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and what challenges they face.
Here is Beckham’s Instagram: Click the highlight with the blue heart: https://bit.ly/36F7IvG