Since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, SAMS has been working on the front lines of crisis relief in Syria, neighboring countries, and beyond. Since then, SAMS has expanded its operations to new locations to meet growing medical needs worldwide. In 2018, SAMS operated in eight countries, with major operations inside Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan, with an average cost of $12.26 per patient.
Through its extensive network of medical professionals inside Syria and beyond, SAMS has implemented an integrated model of essential services that emphasizes priority needs, including the delivery of medical education, training, and financial support for physicians and other healthcare workers inside Syria and in neighboring countries. SAMS has established field hospitals, intensive care units, dental and primary care clinics, birth and newborn care facilities, mobile medical units, dialysis centers, and mental health and psychosocial support and organized specialized medical missions. SAMS provides all its programs with the necessary medications, medical devices, and supplies, free of charge.