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
Geneva, Switzerland- Two hospitals were targeted by airstrikes today, November 6, 2019 in Idlib, Syria. This brings the total to 4 facilities bombed in 48 hours. At around 1:30 a.m. Damascus time, two airstrikes, ten minutes apart, targeted the Shannan Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Areeha, Idlib. At least three...Read More
Geneva, Switzerland- Two UOSSM medical facilities were attacked today in Jisr Al Shughour, Idlib in Syria. An ambulance point was hit by artillery strikes at 1:45 p.m. Damascus time. Minor damages were reported and the facility was put out of service. The ambulance center is supported by UOSSM.Read More
Geneva, Switzerland- On October 3 at 1:30 PM Damascus time, the Maarat Al Nouman Primary Health Care Centre in Maarat Al Nouman, Syria, was hit by artillery shelling and heavily damaged. One dentist and six patients were wounded in the attack. No fatalities were reported.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