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 UOSSM as one of the 23 finalists for the Humanitarian Grand Challenge last Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
The finalists were selected from a pool of 615 applicants across 86 countries. The grant will help UOSSM support its innovative project, Health Integrated Resilience System (HIRS), to strengthen the resilience of health systems by integrating solar power, electronic ambulance systems and tele-medicine services, to deliver life-saving aid in the world's most challenging war zones.
Dr. Monzer Yazji, President of UOSSM USA and President & CEO of South Texas Clinical Partner ACO, was invited to present UOSSM's innovative project (HIRS) at the Concordia Annual Summit. Please click here to read the full press release.
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