Our Campaigns

May 26, 2017
Diabetes Care for Syria
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“There are critical shortages of insulin, anesthetics, specific antibiotics needed for intensive care, serums, intravenous fluids and other blood products and vaccines.” – Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria Almost 1 out of 10 Syrians has diabetes. Of these, approximately half cannot manage their condition with diet alone and require...

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May 22, 2017
From the Ground Up: SAMS’s New Al-Zaatari Facility
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The growth of Jordan’s Al-Zaatari camp has paralleled the continuing conflict in Syria. 80,000 refugees reside in the camp’s 12 districts, spanning 5.3 kilometres squared. It is the equivalent of Jordan’s fourth largest city. Over half of the camp’s population is under 24 years old, with 19.9% of the population...

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September 26, 2016
Polio Campaign
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Polio Vaccinations for Children in Syria   A total of 232,771 Syrian children received vaccination during SAMS’s polio campaign in March and April of 2016.  In partnership with UNICEF and WHO, SAMS launched its second polio vaccination campaign earlier this year to provide immunization against polio to children under the age of...

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September 16, 2016
Fallen Heroes Fund
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Support the Families of Our Fallen Heroes “SAMS mourns the loss of our colleagues and exemplary physicians who dedicated their lives to helping others. The international community must have a zero tolerance of these violations of international humanitarian law,” – SAMS President, Dr. Ahmad Tarakji. Since the beginning of the conflict,...

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September 16, 2016
Brave Little Hearts
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The Plight of the Children of Syria: Omran’s Story is One of Many “There are hundreds and thousands of stories like Omran’s. Omran was lucky. Other children are dead or paralyzed and their stories didn’t reach the world,” – Dr. Mohamad, SAMS physician who treated Omran. The heartbreaking image of...

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