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Syrian American Medical Society

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Air date: December 29, 2013

Host: Barbara Lewis

Healthcare Policy & Public Health
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According to the World Health Organization, more than half of Syria’s doctors have fled the country, leaving the war-torn country in dire need of medical assistance. The Ohio-based Syrian American Medical Society provides medical supplies and facilitates monthly training workshops by physicians in the U.S. to help the remaining Syrian physicians adapt to treating patients under wartime conditions with little technology.

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