WHO WE ARE

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-USA (UOSSM USA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charitable, independent, non-government, medical humanitarian organization, incorporated in the State of Texas. UOSSM USA was founded by healthcare professionals to provide lifesaving medical humanitarian relief and access to quality healthcare and mental health services to people most in need and communities affected by crises, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, or political affiliation. UOSSM USA is dedicated to its mission and increases its impact by partnering with local communities and organizations world-wide and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission. 

 

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UOSSM USA is unique in its strategic partnership and is a member of the global umbrella, UOSSM-International, International Union des Organisations de Secours et Soins Médicaux, founded in response to the Syrian crisis, with other members in Canada, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Turkey, and a strategic alliance partnership with UOSSM-Turkey. This global and strategic partnership is built on shared vision and stewardship, coordinating efforts to increase the impact and quality of health services provided to affected populations, by pooling and maximizing the use of limited resources and developing joint strategic programming and operations.

As a leader, expert, and innovator, UOSSM has played an integral role in the mental health and healthcare in the Syrian crisis. UOSSM established strategic initiatives early on in the crisis, working closely with  local communities, the most vulnerable, particularly women & children, and international agencies and organizations; providing healthcare services to millions of people in need.

UOSSM has led the way by taking new initiatives to find constantly evolving solutions for the growing health problems in Syria. One of UOSSM's major initiatives is the strategic establishment of Bab Al-Hawa Hospital, the most advanced referral emergency & specialty hospital in northern Syria. In  addition, UOSSM established the only inpatient acute mental health unit in northern Syria and the first specialized mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) centers in Syria and Turkey. Among UOSSM’s other initiatives include primary healthcare centers, maternal units, mobile clinics, nutrition, and protection services. UOSSM has also supported a mental health center for children refugees with special needs in Lebanon, provided medical training to healthcare workers in Yemen, and currently operates, through UOSSM-Canada, a dental clinic in Bangladesh in response to the Rohingya crisis.

UOSSM is dedicated to support vulnerable populations with lifesaving, innovative, and quality healthcare services, improve the healthcare of affected people and communities in Syria and other areas of crisis, and work with dedicated volunteers, doctors and other professionals around the world to empower and build the capacity of local healthcare workers and communities in underserved and crisis areas.  

 

UOSSM USA, INCORPORATED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, IS A FEDERALLY TAX-EXEMPT NON-PROFIT 501(C)(3) CHARITABLE HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION. TAX ID 47-3403988

UOSSM Member Organizations provide independent, impartial medical relief and free quality healthcare to victims of ongoing crises. UOSSM is dedicated to building sustainable healthcare services and reducing human suffering.

 

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