Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-Canada (UOSSM Canada) is an independent, nonprofit, non-government, medical, humanitarian organization, founded to support the health-related needs and well-being of people and communities affected by crises, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion or political affiliation. UOSSM Canada is dedicated to building sustainable health-related services and reducing human suffering, and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission.
Little Judy has known nothing but war all her life. She has survived the unimaginable. Judy is from Ghouta. An area in the Damascus countryside that beared the brunt of the brutal war in Syria for over five years. The area was under siege and continuous bombardment. Judy lived in...Read More
UOSSM’s ‘Syria Solar’ initiative has successfully launched a second solar power system in north western Syria on July 22, 2019, with the support of the Idlib Health Directorate. The facility is one of the key hospitals in northern Syria and specializes in orthopaedics. UOSSM field teams installed the 90 kWp solar photovoltaic...Read More
On July 10 at 9:40 am Damascus time, an airstrike hit a UOSSM ambulance center in Jisr Al Shughour causing material damage to the ambulances and facility. No injuries or casualties were reported. During the same attack, the Al Kelawai Hospital (partially supported by UOSSM) in Jisr Al Shughour was also hit by...Read More
An ambulance system point was directly targeted today, June 27, at 12:55 pm Damascus time, damaging two ambulances and causing major damage to the building, windows and doors. The facility was put out of service. No casualties were reported. Ambulances are discharged from this point to help those wounded in...Read More
Breaking: 25 medical facilities destroyed and 55 medical facilities evacuated in Idlib. Act4IdlibRead More
Doctors working in northern Syria will no longer share the locations of medical facilities after doing so failed to stop them being targeted by airstrikes. More than 25 hospitals were bombed in...Read More