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

Situation in Ghouta Declining Rapidly

November 21, 2017

The situation in eastern Ghouta has been declining rapidly, as airstrikes intensify, and the supplies needed to treat the ill and wounded are running low due to the siege.  Hundreds...

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SAF/UOSSM USA Host Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Conflict Presentation

October 23, 2017

The Syrian American Foundation in collaboration with UOSSM USA, ICGC, and Xavier University Foreign Policy Leadership Council, held a presentation on Saturday October 21, by Dr. Hossam Alnahhas, "Chemical Weapon...

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Press Releases

UOSSM Medical Facility Attacked And Destroyed In Aleppo

December 13, 2017

An UOSSM medical facility was put out of service today in Aleppo. At 3 a.m. Damascus time, the medical facility was hit by an airstrike, completely destroying the facility. No casualties have been reported. Please scroll below to read the full press release.

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Mother Appeals for Urgent Treatment of Four-Year-Old Daughter Suffering from Cancer in...

December 08, 2017

UOSSM USA calls for the IMMEDIATE medical evacuation of four-year old Rama Helweh from Eastern Ghouta to Damascus where she received cancer treatment eight months ago. Rama's mother, Diala, is seen in a video speaking of her desperate attempt to save her child's life. Rama is malnourished, diagnosed with lymphoma and has a malignant tumor...

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Doctors in Eastern Ghouta Overwhelmed With Influx of Patients Wounded by Intensified...

November 17, 2017

Doctors and medical facilities in Eastern Ghouta are overwhelmed by the influx of patients wounded and injured by rapidly intensifying attacks. Hundreds of airstrikes in civilian areas, including cluster bombs, which are indiscriminate in nature and prohibited by international law, are causing massive civilian casualties. Please scroll below to read...

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Stories from the Field

A Doctor from Ghouta Shares Painful Story

November 21, 2017

This story is from the words of Dr. Hossam Hamdan, a doctor in Ghouta, about his painful experience today: “It is a cry I hear every day, but today was different than any other day. A 14 year old, expressionless is trying to manage the pain he is feeling because part...

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Videos

Rama Helweh Needs Immediate Medical Care in Ghouta

December 13, 2017

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Newsletters

OCTOBER 2017

    Don't miss out on this month's newsletter! Don't miss out on our activities and projects for October! Please scroll down to read the full newsletter!

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September 2017

Don't miss out on our activities and projects for the month of September, there is a lot of exciting news including the sponsoring of the SOS student event in Chicago. Please scroll below to read the full newsletter!

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AUGUST 2017

Don't miss out on our  August 2017 newsletter to see all of our work and accomplishments! 

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