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

Al Rukban Camp is in Dire Condition

October 17, 2018

At least 55,000 people are at risk in Al Rukban refugee camp which is located in southeastern Syria on the borders of Jordan and Iraq. According to community health workers...

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The Number of Displaced From Daraa Continues to Rise

July 02, 2018

Over 260,000 civilians have been internally displaced in the past 10 days after Daraa came under a fierce bombardment. Most of the IDPs are staying in the open, exposed to...

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UOSSM Loses Three Staff Members in One Week in Daraa

June 28, 2018

Three UOSSM staff members have been killed in airstrikes in the past week in Daraa as the fierce bombardment continues to escalate. Five medical facilities have been attacked and put...

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Press Releases

Catastrophe Imminent if Aid Does Not Reach Al-Rukban Camp

October 15, 2018

At least 55,000 people are at risk in Al Rukban refugee camp. According to community workers, 15 people have died this month alone, among them two babies. O n October 8, in less than 24 hours, two babies died in the camp. 4-month-old Huda Raslan died from malnutrition and lack of...

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UOSSM Awarded Innovation Grant to Develop Health Integrated Resilience System in Syria...

September 30, 2018

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) was among three finalists invited to attend and present their innovative projects in conflict zones, at the 2018 edition of the Concordia Annual Summit in New York City. The administrator for USAID, Mr. Mark Green, and the Secretary of State for DFID, announced...

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Six Medical and Civil Facilities Attacked in Past Two Days

September 08, 2018

Three hospitals, two Syrian Civil Defense Centers, and an ambulance system were attacked and put out of service in the past two days leaving thousands with no access to medical care. All three hospitals are underground facilities. Please click here to read the full press release. 

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Stories from the Field

Souad's Story

May 24, 2018

Eight-month-old Souad was so small; much smaller than the average child her age. But Souad is growing up in a not so average environment, as she was born into the worst humanitarian crisis of our time.  The baby girl was born in a very poor village in northern Syria, with little...

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Who We Serve

UOSSM_icons-Primary_Care.pngGhaith

Ghaith is five years old. He injured his foot and was unable to go to a medical facility to get attention for his injury, until UOSSM's mobile clinic...  Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Seconday_Care.pngAmani

Amani is only five years old and doesn't even know what a normal life is. All she has known her entire young life is war, bombs, hunger and fear... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Mental-Health.pngFatooma

The war has made a terrible impact on the children of Syria, psychologically, socially, mentally and physically. Fatooma was one of those children... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Protection.pngKhaled

Children all over the world complain about going to school. Khaled was likely one of them. Then, one fateful day, Khaled’s school was bombed... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Nutrition.pngHanan

Hanan has already been through so much at the tender age of 2...she has felt the pains of war since she was born. She knows what it feels like to... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Training.pngHanan

Hanan recognized the desperate need for medical staff throughout Syria and decided she wanted to become a nurse to help make a positive... Read More


Newsletters

September 2018

October 17, 2018

UOSSM was awarded a grant for the Health Integrated Resilience System (HIRS) project! We are standing with Idlib doctors! Don't miss out on this month's newsletter!

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August 2018

September 15, 2018

Don't miss out on August events with UOSSM USA including, UOSSM USA Co-Founder, Dr. Khaula Sawah offers heartfelt Tedx talk. Please scroll below to read the full newsletter. 

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Videos

What Comes From the Heart

September 05, 2018

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