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Jun 24, 2015

The Most Lethal Route in the World: Refugees and the Mediterranean Ocean

“The sea is in front of you, the enemy is behind you and either option brings death.” -Arabic proverb The[…]

Jun 20, 2015

“Nothing Is Certain:” Life at the Zaatari Refugee Camp

“Nothing Is Certain:” Life at the Zaatari Refugee Camp For Syrian refugees living in the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan[…]

Jun 4, 2015

Education in the Midst of War

“War acquires comparatively little significance for children so long as it only threatens their lives. It becomes enormously significant the[…]

May 6, 2015

Syria’s Women and Girls: Dignity and Relief

By Mukta Ghorpadey, SAMS Advocacy & Communications Intern Women suffer uniquely in war zones. Close to four out of five[…]

Apr 27, 2015

Stories with a Heartbeat

Stories with a Heartbeat is an initiative led by poet Will McInerney and doctor Mohanned Mallah to document the stories[…]

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SAMS FOUNDATION

SAMS Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established in 2007. Its volunteer physicians deliver direct medical care in Syria, Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon. Charitable gifts are tax-deductible.

Press Releases

May 08 2015

Press Release: Chlorine Attacks and Barrel Bombs Devastate Idlib on Thursday

May 07 2015

Press Release: 19-Year-Old Medical Volunteer Killed in Targeted Shelling on Douma

April 28 2015

Press Release: Aleppo Hospital Hit by Barrel Bomb, Underground Infrastructure Saves Lives

April 17 2015

Press Release: SAMS Doctors Address Idlib Chemical Attacks to UN Security Council

April 10 2015

Press Release: East Ghouta to Run Out of Dialysis Supplies in 2 Weeks, Deaths Expected

Impact at a Glance

PATIENTS TREATED

1.4 Million

PATIENTS TREATED

MEDICAL FACILITIES

95

MEDICAL FACILITIES

AMBULANCE SYSTEMS

90

AMBULANCE SYSTEMS

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

$13.8 million value

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

DIALYSIS CENTERS

4

DIALYSIS CENTERS

MEDICS SUPPORTED

802

MEDICS SUPPORTED

TRAUMA CARE FACILITIES

35

TRAUMA CARE FACILITIES

ICUs

13

ICUs

OB/GYN CENTERS

11

OB/GYN CENTERS

DENTAL  CLINICS

19

DENTAL CLINICS

beneficiaries PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE

11,303

beneficiaries PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE

PATIENTS SERVED BY MOBILE CLINICS

99,646

PATIENTS SERVED BY MOBILE CLINICS

beneficiaries LABS/BLOOD BANKS

32 served 128,182

beneficiaries LABS/BLOOD BANKS

  • Stories From the Field

    Yousef’s Life Saved

    Yousef, a 7-year-old boy from Homs was hospitalized after a bullet wound to the head started to cause neurological deficits. SAMS sponsored his surgery to remove the bullet.

  • Stories From the Field

    Sally Urang: I Miss the Syria I used to visit

    Sally Urang, a volunteer registered nurse, participated in a 2-week medical mission. She worked providing medical and psychosocial care to refugees in Jordan.

  • Stories From the Field

    The Corridor of Death

    Aleppo, like the rest of Syria, is facing a humanitarian tragedy of unprecedented proportions. By then end of the Syrian crisis, Aleppo as we know it may cease to exist.