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BBC- Syria war: What we know about Douma 'chemical attack'

Syria war: What we know about Douma 'chemical attack' People were treated for breathing difficulties and irritation of the eyes following the first, the UOSSM said. After the second, patients were brought to hospital smelling strongly of a chlorine-like substance and presenting symptoms that included cyanosis, foaming of the mouth, and cornea irritation, it added.   Continue reading

France 24- Dr. Tawfik Chama, Strikes on Syria - what humanitarian impact?

France 24- Dr. Tawfik Chama, Strikes on Syria - what humanitarian impact? Continue reading

Syria TV (Arabic) - Dr Wael Alraas from UOSSM speaks about children's psychology in War

Syria TV (Arabic) - Dr Wael Alraas from UOSSM speaks about children's psychology in War Continue reading

Indépendant UK- Syria civil war: 'Dozens of civilians killed in chemical weapons attack'

Syria civil war: 'Dozens of civilians killed in chemical weapons attack' on Douma in eastern Ghouta, says monitor At least 25 people were killed and more than 500 injured after the attack in Douma, according to the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations. The Paris-based aid agency, known by its French initialism UOSSM, said many of the victims were children.  Continue reading

CNN- Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation

Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation An official with the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) told CNN that doctors in eastern Ghouta have told him they were seeing patients who were convulsing from side to side and some appeared to be paralyzed and unresponsive. Continue reading

SkyNews (Arabia)- Dozens dead in 'one of worst chemical strikes in Syrian history'

Dozens dead in 'one of worst chemical strikes in Syrian history' As well as the dead, more than 500 other civilians were injured in the strike, the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations (UOSSM) told Sky News. Continue reading

The Telegraph- Now doctors and aid workers are targets in war. It needs to stop

Now doctors and aid workers are targets in war. It needs to stop All UOSSM hospitals were destroyed in the final days of the four year siege of City. On 17 occasions during the final 21 days of the siege chlorine barrel bombs were dropped on the city. Continue reading

CBC- Airstrike destroys Syrian cave hospital built under 18 metres of solid rock

CBC- Airstrike destroys Syrian cave hospital built under 18 metres of solid rock The Al Maghara Cave Hospital serves about 50,000 people and performs roughly 150 major surgeries a month according to the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM).   Continue reading

Reuters- Syria opens its first solar-powered hospital aiming to save more lives

Syria opens its first solar-powered hospital aiming to save more lives The France-based UOSSM launched the initiative, “Syria Solar”, with the aim of getting hospitals less dependent on diesel which the organization says is expensive and not reliable. The first solar hospital - the name and location of which the UOSSM would not release for safety reasons - runs on mixture of a diesel generator and 480 solar panels built near the hospital that link to an energy storage system. Continue reading

NEWSWEEK- SOLAR-POWERED HOSPITALS AIM TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES IN SYRIA

SOLAR-POWERED HOSPITALS AIM TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES IN SYRIA The Syria Solar Initiative by the medical charity UOSSM (Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations) aims to eventually provide reliable electricity to all medical facilities in the country.   Continue reading

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