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

UOSSM Zaafaraneh PHC Attacked and Put Out of Service

April 30, 2018

The UOSSM Zaafaraneh Primary Health Care Center was attacked on Sunday and put out of service. The PHC provided free health care to approximately 6000 patients and most importantly provided...

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42 Confirmed Dead in Massive Chemical Attack in Ghouta

April 09, 2018

42 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds affected by the chemical attack on Douma in eastern Ghouta on Saturday April 7. Many of the victims were women and children...

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Alarming Number of Malnourished Children From Eastern Ghouta

April 05, 2018

There are an alarming number of malnourished children that were forcefully displaced from eastern Ghouta. Almost 12% of children examined were malnourished. UOSSM, along with other NGOs on the ground...

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Press Releases

UOSSM Midwife Killed in Daraa

June 21, 2018

An UOSSM midwife, Maysoun Harbat, and her daughter were killed on June 21 at 5:00 p.m. Damascus time as a result of heavy shelling in Al-Harak in the Daraa country side. Harbat's other daughter survived but has sustained serious injuries. The attacks coincide with a dramatic escalation of violence in...

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Airstrike In Residential Area Kills At Least 44 Including 6 Children

June 08, 2018

On June 7 at 9:15 PM Damascus time, airstrikes bombarded the village of Zardana in rural Idlib killing at least 44 people including six children and one doctor, and injured over 80. Early reports indicate a “double tap” strategy was employed killing and injuring first responders. Many of the injured were...

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Kafr Zeta Hospital in Hama Destroyed in Targeted Attack

May 02, 2018

The Kafr Zeta Specialty Hospital was completely destroyed today in a targeted airstrike. The hospital, located in the suburbs of Hama, was attacked at 10 a.m. Damascus time by four airstrikes directly hitting the facility. One hospital staff was killed and three hospital staff were wounded. Please click here to...

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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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Videos

ZERO Hunger in Syria

May 17, 2018

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Newsletters

April 2018

May 15, 2018

UOSSM responds to a sharp rise in malnutrition, by adding nutrition services to mobile clinics and providing malnutrition awareness campaigns!

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March 2018

April 13, 2018

UOSSM USA's mobile clinic provided care to over 900 patients! From bombardment to displacement; UOSSM aided those forcefully displaced from eastern Ghouta.  Please scroll down to read the full newsletter and read about UOSSM's work in March.  

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Studies & Research

UNICEF: No end in sight to seven years of war in Syria: children with disabilities at risk of exclusion

The conflict in Syria continued unabated through 2017, killing the highest ever number of children – 50 per cent more than in 2016. In the first two months of 2018 alone, 1,000 children were reportedly killed or injured in intensifying violence.

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