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

Press Releases

Children’s Hospital and Surgical Hospital Hit by Airstrikes in Syria

November 06, 2019

Two hospitals were targeted by airstrikes today, November 6, 2019 in Idlib, Syria. This brings the total to four facilities bombed in 48 hours.    At around 1:30 a.m. Damascus time, two airstrikes, ten minutes apart, targeted the Shannan Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Areeha, Idlib. At least three medical staff...

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BREAKING: Two UOSSM Medical Facilities Bombed in Idlib, Syria

November 04, 2019

Two UOSSM medical facilities were attacked today in Jisr Al Shughour, Idlib in Syria. An ambulance point was hit by artillery strikes at 1:45 p.m. Damascus time. Minor damages were reported and the facility was put out of service. The ambulance center is supported by UOSSM.  The UOSSM Jisr Al Shughour...

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PHC Shelled in Syria, Dentist and Six Patients Injured

October 03, 2019

On October 3 at 1:30 p.m. Damascus time, the Maarat Al Nouman Primary Health Care Center (PHC) in Maarat Al Nouman, Syria, was hit by artillery shelling and heavily damaged. One dentist and six patients were wounded in the attack. No fatalities were reported. Please click here to read the...

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Act 4 Idlib

May 20, 2019

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Stories from the Field

Judy: A Child from Ghouta

December 25, 2018

Little Judy has known nothing but war all her life. She has survived the unimaginable. Judy is from Ghouta. An area in the Damascus countryside that beared the brunt of the brutal war in Syria for over five years. The area was under siege and continuous bombardment. Judy lived in...

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August 2019

September 13, 2019

UOSSM USA's latest news and updates! August 2019 Activities and Updates from UOSSM USA     UOSSM Activities Attacks Continue on Medical Facilities in Idlib At least seven medical facilities were targeted in August, leaving tens of thousands with limited access to medical care. Since April 28, at least 902...

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July 2019

August 18, 2019

Don't miss out on this month's newsletter! Read how a little boy, Mohamed walks again! July 2019 Activities and Updates from UOSSM USA     UOSSM Activities Bombardment Continues in Idlib The bombardment on north west Syria has continued to wreak havoc on innocent civilians. Since April 28, they have...

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Who We Serve


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


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


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


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


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


Since 2011, children have been paying the ultimate price in war torn Syria. Many children have known nothing but violence, death and destruction... Read More

Latest Updates

Urgent: Distress Call from the Ground in Idlib

May 12, 2019

The UOSSM Safety and Security Director recently visited the region and sent the following distress call for help. The situation is dire.  Peace and blessings be upon you My Dear...

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