In December 2016 we spoke with a number of Syrian refugees at the Syrian-Turkish border. Here's what they told us.
Every dollar helps save a life.
It’s important to maintain a safe and
hygienic environment in our clinics.
Many refugees are sleeping in crowded tents at night, vulnerable to disease-carrying mosquitos.
This kit includes formula, diapers and hygiene supplies to help ward off illness and disease.
A tent and mattress gives refugees protection and some privacy while living in crowded conditions.
Our trained professionals help refugees deal with trauma. $30 could provide three psychological consultations.
Our nurses help treat refugees and identify those who are seriously ill. $55 could provide a nurse for a day
$65 could provide a doctor or pediatrician for a day
These are vital in measuring blood sugar levels to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Refugees leave everything behind – including essential medications like antibiotics, antibacterials, diuretics, etc.
is a disease
Doctors of the World is an international human rights organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable people, wherever they are.
We're currently assisting refugees in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere.
We believe access to healthcare is a human right.
Learn more: doctorsoftheworld.org
Photo courtesy of Thierry du Bois, Olivier Papegnies and Guillaume Pinon