Responsibility | Trust | Neutrality | Integrity | Ambition
We take responsibility and use our resources efficiently to achieve our goals. Our international network of members allows us to pool resources, leverage synergies and maintain our impartial position at national and international levels. We ensure a high level of transparency and take responsibility towards our partners, supporters and the civilian population in Syria. The trust of these people and organizations is our highest good and we value, respect and protect it in and through all our actions and activities.
Primary Health Care: UOSSM’s Primary Health Care (PHC) services address basic medical needs of the population through PHC Centers & mobile clinics. Services include general/family medicine, internal medicine, dental care, maternal health & pediatrics.
Secondary & Tertiary Health Care: UOSSM’s Secondary & Tertiary Health Care program delivers specialized health care needs through several hospitals & rehabilitation centers throughout Syria – including Bab Al-Hawa Hospital, the largest in northern Syria. Services include surgery, intensive care, and the treatment of war-inflicted injury & trauma.
Mental Health: UOSSM’s Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) program helps treat the debilitating effects of sustaining life-threatening injury, loss of family members, displacement, separation, and numerous other mentally & emotionally stressful effects of war. Services include psychiatric & psychological treatment, special education, family counseling etc.
Protection: The crisis has left millions of people facing a daily struggle for survival amid widespread threats to their lives, safety and dignity. Women and children in particular are stuck in a protection crisis where various forms of violence permeate daily life. UOSSM’s protection intervention strategy focuses on protecting children & preventing gender-based violence.
Nutrition: UOSSM’s Nutrition program targets one of the most vulnerable population groups in emergency crises – pregnant/lactating women & children under the age of five – by focusing on nutrition treatment & education.
Health Governance: UOSSM’s Health Governance program focuses on rebuilding the health care infrastructure of the war-torn nation. Activities include developing local community health care organizations, creating partnerships & linkages, data-sharing standards, and referral systems.
Training: A key strategic priority, UOSSM’s Training program serves to rebuild the health care skills & knowledge base of the country – severely depleted by the crisis. Activities include training coursework ranging from field emergency medics to community health workers; capacity-building workshops; hospital management courses; publishing training manuals and many other educational priorities. .