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Aug 23, 2016

Days 1 & 2 of SAMS Global Response – by Mark Boothroyd

  Day 1 SAMS Global Response: Arrival Arrived in Thessaloniki. SAMS Global Response is staying in a hotel just outside[…]

Aug 19, 2016

Shared Humanity: A Story of Two Syrian Refugees by Yousef Abu-Salha

Yousef Abu-Salha is a second year medical student at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill (UNC). Yousef’s family suffered[…]

Aug 9, 2016

My Days in the Refugee Camps in Thessaloniki, Greece – by Dr. Lata Cherath

All the days seem to blend into each other – the events of yesterday bleed into today and I know I[…]

Aug 6, 2016

Reflections of a SAMS Global Relief Volunteer in Greece – By Nour Akhras

My last day at the camp clinic, I was overwhelmed with sadness. Sadness at the situation my fellow human beings[…]

Aug 1, 2016

Letter from a SAMS Healthworker Unable to Access Aleppo

The following letter comes from a SAMS-supported healthcare worker who is unable to return to his facility in Aleppo due[…]

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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

August 23 2016

Omran was treated at a SAMS Hospital. Help us Treat Other Children of Syria Affected by the Conflict. #BraveLittleHearts

August 21 2016

SAMS Remembers Victims of the East Ghouta Sarin Gas Attack, August 21, 2013

August 19 2016

The Plight of the Children of Syria: Omran’s Story is One of Many

August 11 2016

Press Release: Use of Chemical Weapons in Aleppo City Marks ‘New Normal’ for Syria

August 11 2016

Urgent: Conjoined Twins in Need of Immediate Evacuation from Syria

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.