Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM), Founded in January 2012 in France, is a coalition of humanitarian, non-governmental, and medical organizations from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Turkey. Member organizations pool their resources and coordinate joint projects to provide independent and impartial relief and medical care to victims of war in Syria. UOSSM chapters work under a unified strategic framework to increase the effectiveness of the humanitarian response in areas of crisis.
UOSSM provides humanitarian and medical assistance to all Syrian victims of war regardless of their religion, ethnicity, or political affiliation.
We believe in a world in which everyone has the right to life, health and well-being.
To support the health and well being of individuals and communities affected by the Syrian crisis regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, or political affiliation.
Neutrality: We are committed to the medical ethics of neutrality and impartiality. We assist everyone in need irrespective of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, or political affiliation.
Accountability: We accept responsibility for using our resources efficiently to achieve measurable results. We are transparent and accountable to our supporters, partners, and above all, the people we assist.
Integrity: We take good care of the resources we are entrusted with. We strive to embody the highest standards of personal honesty, ethical conduct, and fairness in everything we do. We lead by example and always act in the best interests of the communities we serve.
Trust: We value the trust we have built in our relationships with our partners and the communities we work with. We strive to honour and maintain this trust.
Ambition: We provide the highest quality care possible, guided by the standards of our medical profession and international humanitarian principles.
Where We Work:
Our activities and programs are managed by our operational office located in Reyhanli, Turkey, and operated by 600+ staff working across the following regions;
Northern Region: comprises of Reyhanli and Gaziantep in Turkey and the Northern and Eastern regions of Syria, including Idlib, Hama, Aleppo, Ar-Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor.
Southern Region: comprises of Tripoli in Lebanon, Amman in Jordan and the Southern region of Syria, including Homs, Eastern Ghouta, Dar’a, Quneitra and South of Damascus.