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News & Updates

Jun 30, 2016

Give Their Stories Happy Endings by Hiba Shaban

A few weeks ago I met a Syrian man sitting on the side of the road near a gas station[…]

May 17, 2016

Reflections and Observations from Greece. By Dr. Ahmad Yousaf

1) Loneliness is truly the darkest consequence of this crisis. The Syrian people haven’t only been kicked out of their[…]

Apr 28, 2016

“The City Is Bleeding” – Reflections from an Aleppo Physician

On Wednesday, April 27, the Al Quds field hospital in Aleppo was hit by a targeted airstrike, killing at least[…]

Apr 18, 2016

SAMS Medical Mission April 1-April 7 Day #6 (Part II)-Hardest Day! – by Asma Akhras

Our driver is driving as fast as he can. I could tell that “K” is withering between each breath he[…]

Apr 11, 2016

Day 6 – Last Day of SAMS Medical Mission to Jordan – by Dr. Jihad Shoshara, April 2016 Medical Mission

“Jihad I just had to rush a child to Emergency. I managed to stabilize him once we reached there but[…]

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Press Releases

July 21 2016

Media Advisory: Muslim, Faith, & Syrian American Leaders to Hold Press Conference Calling for Immediate Action by the U.S. Government in Aleppo

For Immediate Release

July 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - National Muslim and Syrian American leaders will hold a press conference in front of the White House at 10 AM on Friday, July 22, to call for immediate action in Aleppo. This press conference comes one day after the hand delivery of a letter to President Obama urging the U.S. government to act to protect the people of Aleppo.

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is at a critical moment. Eastern Aleppo City is besieged and civilians and civilian areas continue to be targeted through daily aerial attacks. This week alone, four hospitals were bombed, three of which were forced to close due to structural damage. Castello Road, the main humanitarian access route into eastern Aleppo City, is completely blocked, besieging 320,000 civilians. The people of the city are trapped and have been bombed for nearly 90...

July 18 2016

SAMS Urges the International Community to Act Immediately to Prevent the Siege of Aleppo and Protect Medical Personnel and Civilians

For Immediate Release

 

 

July 18, 2016

 

 

Washington, D.C.- On Saturday, July 16, a SAMS-supported hospital in eastern Aleppo City was hit by four barrel bombs, four naval mines, and two air-to-surface missiles, severely injuring six medical personnel and seven patients. The hospital was severely damaged and the nearby SAMS-supported nursing school was completely destroyed. The hospital is currently out of service.

 

July 12 2016

Press Release: SAMS & PHR Launch Report on Conditions in Besieged Madaya

July 05 2016

From Our Family to Yours, Eid Mubarak!

June 16 2016

SAMS Aleppo Hospital Damaged by Targeted Airstrike

Impact at a Glance

PATIENTS TREATED IN THE REGION

2.6 Million

PATIENTS TREATED IN THE REGION

MEDICAL FACILITIES

106

MEDICAL FACILITIES

AMBULANCES

64

AMBULANCES

Shipments of Medical aid and equipment

207

Shipments of Medical aid and equipment

Healthcare Workers Supported

1,709

Healthcare Workers Supported

Primary Care Beneficiaries

896,665

Primary Care Beneficiaries

Refugees Treated

Over 320,000

Refugees Treated

Lab, Blood Bank, and Imaging Service Beneficiaries

183,388

Lab, Blood Bank, and Imaging Service Beneficiaries

Babies Delivered

24,318

Babies Delivered

DENTAL BENEFICIARIES

150,894

DENTAL BENEFICIARIES

PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE BENEFICIARIES

Over 25,000

PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE BENEFICIARIES

PATIENTS SERVED BY MOBILE CLINICS

92,261

PATIENTS SERVED BY MOBILE CLINICS

Psychosocial Care Beneficiaries

Over 25,000

Psychosocial Care Beneficiaries

  • Stories From the Field

    Meet Nour

    Nour weighed less than 2lbs when she was born. At a SAMS facility in Dera'a, Nour was quickly placed into an incubator and monitored closely. After 15 days, Nour was healthy enough to go home. SAMS's neonatal care programs ensure that infants receive the vital care they deserve.

  • Stories From the Field

    Lara Zakaria: Once in a Lifetime Experience. 

    Lara Zakaria, the SAMS Tri-State President, writes about her experiences on a medical mission with SAMS in Jordan. Read how medical missions bring hope and care to Syrian refugees. 

  • Stories From the Field

    Ibtisam's Life Saved

    Ibtisam was caught in a barrel bomb attack in Aleppo that left her with many injuries. She was rushed to a nearby SAMS-supported hospital to receive an emergency arterial link, surgery, and ICU care. Ibtisam recovered from her injuries thanks to the specialized trauma care the facility was able to provide.