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Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-USA (UOSSM USA) is an independent, nonprofit, non-government, medical, humanitarian organization, founded to support the health-related needs and well-being of people and communities affected by crises, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion or political affiliation. UOSSM USA is dedicated to building sustainable health-related services and reducing human suffering, and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission.

News & Updates

Latest Updates

A Doctor Was Killed Today From a Chemical Attack While Operating on a Patient

March 25, 2017

  Dr. Ahmad Ali Al Darwish was killed today in the line of duty. While operating on a patient as the Latamneh Hospital was attacked with a chemical agent. Dr....

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UOSSM Receives Award in Recognition of Efforts in Aleppo Medical Evacuation

March 01, 2017

UOSSM received an award from the World Health Organization (WHO) for the efforts in the Aleppo medical evacuation. The evacuation efforts would not have been a success without the hard...

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Press Releases

Syrian Doctor Killed By Chemical Weapon While Operating On Patient

March 25, 2017

A doctor was killed today while he was operating on a patient. Dr. Ali Darwish, an orthopedic specialist was operating as the Latamneh Hospital was attacked with a chemical agent. Dr. Darwish was aware of the chemical agent but refused to leave his patient until he succumbed to the fumes...

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Measles Outbreak in Ghouta; Five Hospital Attacks in Nine Days

March 14, 2017

There has been an alarming rise in cases of the measles in Ghouta, Syria. According to EWARN, there have been 121 cases in the past two months, compared to 50 cases in the past two years. At the same time five hospitals were attacked in the past nine days. Please...

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Waar, Homs at Risk of Forced Evacuation as Eastern Ghouta Attacked with...

February 27, 2017

Several areas throughout Syria have witnessed a sharp rise in attacks on medical facilities and civilian areas. As the area of Waar, Homs is at high risk for forced evacuation, Harasta, in Eastern Ghouta in the Damascus suburbs was attacked for the third time in ten days with a suspected chemical...

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Six Hospitals Attacked in Daraa, Syria

February 17, 2017

Area hospitals in Daraa have been put out of service, after being targeted directly and indirectly, with others partially operating. Three nurses were wounded in the attacks, several civilians were also killed. The danger to doctors and medical staff in the area has reached a critical level endangering the civilian...

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Five UOSSM Medical Staff Killed in September

December 02, 2016

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Blog

AISHA; THROUGH PAIN THERE IS HOPE

February 26, 2016

Young Aisha was in the comfort of her own home in Daraya with her 39 year old mother, when all of a sudden she heard the sounds of armed forces forcing their way into neighboring homes along with loud screams and the piercing sound of bullets being fired. This was...

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YOUNG BOY WITNESSES UNBEARABLE SCENE; RECEIVES PTSD TREATMENT AT UOSSM’S MHPSS

February 25, 2016

The children in Syria have witnessed too many atrocities in the past five years. No child should ever have to  bear witness a scene so brutal, so violent, that it could literally cause one to go into a state of shock from fear and distress. But yet again, a young...

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BABY GIRL SUSTAINS BURNS ON 70% OF BODY; COMES TO US FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

January 29, 2016

Among all those burns you can still see her smile light up a room, despite her pain and agony, she is still smiling. This is a story of hope… a story of triumph over tragedy… this is the story of Kauthar. It was March 15, 2015, the 15 month old...

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