September 2017

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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!

 

 

 

 

 

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

August 2017 Activities and Updates from UOSSM USA

 

 

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UOSSM USA Activities

UOSSM USA Needs Your Help For Success of Mobile Clinic

Can you imagine going to bed hungry not knowing when you might have your next meal? Can you imagine your own children being hungry and not having the ability to do anything about it? The children of Syria and their families really need your help.

UOSSM USA's medical mobile unit will be addressing malnutrition issues among an estimated 19,000 people now living in Al-Shayah Farms on the Syrian-Jordanian border. It is estimated that half of these people are children. You can help stop malnutrition in southern Syria!

Please click here to support the UOSSM USA's Mobile Clinic

UOSSM USA Sponsors Student Event in Chicago

UOSSM USA is sponsoring the first National Conference, "Building the Bridge to Syria's Future" hosted by Students Organize for Syria (SOS) at Loyola University of Chicago, November 10-12.

The event will enable the younger generation to address the crisis in Syria as it evolves over time, and will feature many NGO's working on the ground in Syria. The event will be specifically geared towards the empowerment of the next generation of activists, physicians, architects, lawyers, teachers, business owners, etc that will work for the future of Syria. Members of the White Helmets, several NGOs operating in Syria, and Omar Offendum, the Syrian-American Hip Hop Artist, will be among the contributers to the event.

You can click here to get more information about the event.

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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 Signs Agreement With King Salman ’s Center for Humanitarian Relief and Development for Support of Largest Hospital in Northern Syria

UOSSM signed an agreement, "Towards Humanity With No Limits," with representatives of King Salman's Center for Humanitarian Relief and Development on August 22, in Gaziantep, Turkey. This is geared towards supporting the largest hospital in the northern region of Syria. The hospital provides care to 15,000 patients a month. The King Salman Center will be funding this project as part of a campaign of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to aid Syrians. UOSSM USA's president, Dr. Monzer Yazji, was one of the signers of the agreement.

Malnutrition Survey Launched in Northern Syria

A malnutrition survey was launched in September in northern Syria in the northern and southern suburbs of Idlib, and the southern suburbs of Aleppo. The main goal of the survey is to detect early cases of malnutrition in children ranging in age from 6 months to 59 months, lactating mothers, and pregnant women. Another major goal is to raise awareness, and to provide nutritional supplements and vitamins to those who need it. This initiative was supported by partners in the Local Council of Nutrition.

Training Program to Support Health Directorates in Southern Syria

 

A human resources course was launched in southern Syria for staff of health directorates. This is one part of a series of 10 medical courses in management that will be offered. These courses were designed to strengthen and support the health directorates in southern Syria.

UOSSM Aids in Evacuation of People of Aqeerbat in the Suburbs of Hama

 

UOSSM aided in the evacuation of the people of Aqeerbat in the suburbs of Hama. UOSSM staff and UOSSM emergency vehicles were there to assist in the evacuation process providing first aid and nutritional supplements. UOSSM also helped transport critical cases to specialty hospitals, and civilians to shelters.

Extension of the Community-Based Response for War-Affected People in Northern Syria

 

There was an extension of the community based response for war-affected persons in northern Syria in Qah, Kafr Nabl, and Harim. The project, which will provide comprehensive child protection response, is in partnership with UNICEF and will last for six months.

UOSSM, With the Support of WHO, Continues to Support Healthcare Provision in Besieged Area of Al Zaafaraneh

 

UOSSM, with the support of WHO, continued to provide support to Al-Zaafaraneh PHC, in the suburbs of Homs, which continues to be besieged. The goal is to have continuous healthcare provided to over 8700 beneficiaries a month.

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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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