Mashkur is a post-graduate student in the Paediatric Surgery department of Bukovinian State Medical University. During his studies, he was an active member of the Ukrainian Medical Students Association. He is currently affiliated with the InciSion Student Surgical Network, the International Journal of Medical Students as well as numerous medical organisations and events for which he serves as an ambassador. Mashkur is a public health enthusiast with a keen interest in universal health coverage and occupational health. Having recently participated in the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum, he recognises the importance of encouraging young people to be change-makers and lead healthy lives.