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News & Updates

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[…]

Apr 21, 2015

Diary of a Medical Volunteer: View from Jordan- The Last Day

The Last Day: Day 6 began with a rude awakening. Overnight a cold front swept in from the west, turning[…]

Apr 15, 2015

Diary of a Medical Volunteer: View from Jordan- Day 5

Day 5: Today we got all the follow-ups that I had sent for blood work coming back for review. There[…]

Apr 9, 2015

Diary of a Medical Volunteer: View from Jordan- Guest author: Dr. Gregory Lewis

Day 3: Dr. Gregory Lewis describes his experiences on the Jordan medical mission: I am working with they Syrian American[…]

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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

Over 500,000

PATIENTS TREATED

ADVANCED  MEDICAL POINTS  ESTABLISHED

28

ADVANCED MEDICAL POINTS ESTABLISHED

HOSPITALS FUELED With diesel and  generators

11

HOSPITALS FUELED With diesel and generators

SURGERIES  PERFORMED

69,000

SURGERIES PERFORMED

SPENT IN MEDICAL  PROGRAMS

$14.3 Million

SPENT IN MEDICAL PROGRAMS

MEDICS TRAINED For emergency care

498

MEDICS TRAINED For emergency care

EQUIPMENT &  SUPPLIES SHIPPED

$6.5 Million

EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES SHIPPED

OTHER TRAUMA CARE FACILITIES SUPPORTED

65

OTHER TRAUMA CARE FACILITIES SUPPORTED

PAID MEDICAL  workers Staffing hospitals & facilities

215

PAID MEDICAL workers Staffing hospitals & facilities

FIELD HOSPITALS  ESTABLISHED

14

FIELD HOSPITALS ESTABLISHED

FREE DENTAL  CLINICS

20

FREE DENTAL CLINICS

  • 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.