Our Mission

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

237 Killed 1250 Wounded in Ghouta As Attacks Continue

February 09, 2018

As the violence continues throughout Syria, Ghouta has been especially hard hit. In the past four days 237 were killed and 1250 were wounded in Ghouta alone. Several medical facilities...

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What Happened Last Weekend

February 08, 2018

It was a suffocating weekend in Idlib, Syria. Babies a few hours old gasped for breath after their incubators lost power in a hospital attack. Children had difficulty breathing after...

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Fortified Cave Hospital Targeted in Hama

February 01, 2018

On February 1,  12:15 p.m. Damascus time, the Al Maghara (Dr. Hassan Al Araj) Cave Hospital in Kafr Zita, Hama was hit by five missiles from an airstrike. The hospital, built...

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Press Releases

Four Day Surge In Violence Leaves 237 Dead, 1250 injured, Seven Medical...

February 09, 2018

A four day surge in violence has left 237 dead and 1250 injured in Eastern Ghouta. Seven medical facilities were also attacked throughout Syria, leaving thousands with scarce access to medical care where it is needed most. Please click here to read the full press release.  

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Attack on Idlib Hospital Suffocates Newborn Babies as Incubators Lose Power

February 05, 2018

Several medical facilities have been attacked and put out of service since Sunday, causing newborn babies to temporarily suffocate as their incubators lost power.The attacks left thousands with no access to medical care, as Idlib experienced fierce bombardment, including a reported chlorine gas attack. Please click here to read the...

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Fortified Cave Hospital Damaged by Targeted Attack in Hama; Third Chemical Attack...

February 01, 2018

A few hours ago, at 12:15 p.m. Damascus time, the Al Maghara (Dr. Hassan Al Araj) Cave Hospital in Kafr Zita, Hama was hit by five missiles from an airstrike. The hospital, built under 60 feet of rock, suffered extensive damage throughout the building.  In addition, there was a reported chlorine...

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Stories from the Field

The Heartbreaking Story of Qasem

January 12, 2018

Qasem is a one-year-old baby who was with his mother in a market in Hamouria, Ghouta when it came under an airstrike attack. His mother was killed in the attack, along with 18 other. civilians. Qasem received extensive injuries in his left jaw, which left him unable to eat, speak...

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The Tragic Story of Awais

January 23, 2018

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Studies & Research

Child health in Syria: recognising the lasting effects of warfare on health

The war in Syria, now in its fourth year, is one of the bloodiest in recent times. The legacy of war includes damage to the health of children that can last for decades and affect future generations. 

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