AUGUST 2017

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

Don't miss out on this month's newsletter!

August 2017 Activities and Updates from UOSSM USA

 

 

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  • Hospital Support
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  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
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UOSSM USA Activities

UOSSM USA Launches Fundraiser to Support Mobile Clinic

UOSSM USA launched a fundraiser to support the new Medical Mobile Unit for Al-Shayah Farms in southern Syria. This mobile clinic has the potential to provide medical care to an estimated 19,000 internally displaced people, half of which are children, in Al-Shayah Farms in southern Syria!

But for the project to be a success UOSSM USA needs your support.. There are so many costs associated with the mobile clinic that are not yet funded including purchasing of pharmaceutical medications/supplies, equipment and life insurance policies for staff who will be risking their lives to provide these medical services.

Please click here to support the Launchgood Fundraising Campaign.

UOSSM USA Releases 2016 Annual Report

UOSSM USA released the 2016 Annual Report. The report shows how funding was distributed, UOSSM programs that were supported, and projects that were implemented in 2016.

You can click here to read the annual report.

Check out our website for the latest news, press releases, newsletters, and events! www.uossm.us

We hope this newsletter finds you in the best of health. We would like to welcome all of our subscribers and supporters to the UOSSM family. You will receive plenty of new information and updates about our work and activities for this and every month. UOSSM's 1000+ dedicated staff members in the US and abroad are working hard to make a difference in the lives of Syrians inside Syria and in neighboring countries, and to provide the medical support that is so desperately needed. Thank you for supporting UOSSM USA, together we are "Saving Lives, and Building Hope."

UOSSM Activities

UOSSM and SAMS; Working Together to Strengthen Health Directorates

Syrian American Medical Society is partnering with UOSSM to strenghten Syria's health directorates througout Syria, by supporting the Hama, Homs, Aleppo and Daraa Health Directorates. Staff salaries will be supported for three months beginning in August.

UOSSM Participates in World Humanitarian Day

UOSSM participated in the World Humanitarian Day, "Not a Target" event in Geneva, Switzerland. The event was created in support of targeted medical facilities and the impact these attacks had on civilians and humanitarian workers.

UOSSM, in Partnership With UNICEF, Opens Three Child Protection Centers in Northern Syria

 

UOSSM, in partnership with UNICEF, opened three child protection centers throughout Syria. These centers will provide childhood protection and safety to children in the centers.The centers were opened in Qah, Kafr Nabl, and Hamer (Idlib) in March.

UOSSM Offers Third Free Training “Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation” in Turkey

 

UOSSM's member organizations, Syrian British Medical Society, and Syria Relief Charity, in partnership with Medical Education Committee, offered a free training course in August. The "Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation" course was provided to doctors, nurses and physical therapists.

UOSSM Provides 130 Free Training Opportunities for One Week in Northern Syria

 

UOSSM had a Free Training Week on August 9-14. UOSSM offered six free training courses with the goal of better qualifying staff working inside Syria.

UOSSM has provided training to over 2500 trainees since the beginnning of 2017.

A Smart Survey Campaign is Launched in UOSSM Specialty Training and Qualification Center-Daraa

 

Smart Survey was launched in August in the UOSSM Specialty Training and Qualification Center in Saida, Daraa. The training was provided to 25 trainees in public health, nursing and supervising fields. The training will be applied immediately in southern Syria.

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Did you know?

Since 2012, UOSSM has been providing emergency medical relief and healthcare services to the Syrian people affected by the crisis, working primarily inside Syria and with Syrian refugees in Turkey.

UOSSM:

  • Partially supports 120 hospitals and 200 medical points with $15M in medications and consumables sufficient to operate 130,000 surgeries
  • 1,000,000+ patients treated at our 9 primary health care centers and 9 mobile clinics with over 1,000,000 consultations
  • 2,872+ newborns delivered at the Burnas Maternity Hospital and other UOSSM specialized maternity centers
  • 130,000+ people benefitted from our mental health care and psycho-social support centers
  • 10,000+ medical staff have been trained and qualified at UOSSM’s BHH and other UOSSM training centers

        

UOSSM USA is a US federally tax-exempt non-profit 501(c)3 Charitable Humanitarian organization. Tax-Exempt. Tax ID 47-3403988. All donations to UOSSM USA are fully deductible from taxes to the greatest extent permitted by law.

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UOSSM USA
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