Our Campaigns

July 16, 2018
Join Amber Heard, Jason Momoa & the cast at the Aquaman Premiere!
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Win a trip to the premiere screening of Aquaman and meet Amber Heard, Jason Momoa & the cast! Join Amber Heard to provide life-saving medical care to Syrian refugee children and you could win: Roundtrip airfare for two to Los Angeles, CA  Two-night stay at a hotel  A pair of...

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July 9, 2018
Humanitarian Crisis in Southern Syria.
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Since the escalation of attacks on Dara’a governorate on June 19, 2018, more than 500 civilians have been injured and at least 350,000 Syrians have fled their homes, seeking safety at Syria’s borders. The intensified bombardment campaign over southern Syria has created the greatest displacement crisis since the beginning of...

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June 8, 2018
Stand With Dialysis Patients in Jordan & Lebanon
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For refugees, risk factors that worsen a kidney condition include a lack of dialysis supplies, lack of adequate nutrition, and toxic stress. Because of the high cost of treatment for dialysis patients, many refugees cannot afford the treatment and many have lost their lives. Over 300 displaced Syrian patients have...

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September 28, 2017
SAMS Response to Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh
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In the last two years, more than half a million Rohingya refugees have fled persecution in Myanmar, seeking refuge in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. In order to respond to the growing need for medical care in Bangladesh, SAMS Global Response (SGR) partnered with a local medical organization Gonoshaathata Kendra (GK)...

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May 26, 2017
Diabetes Care for Syria
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“There are critical shortages of insulin, anesthetics, specific antibiotics needed for intensive care, serums, intravenous fluids and other blood products and vaccines.” – Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria Almost 1 out of 10 Syrians has diabetes. Of these, approximately half cannot manage their condition with diet alone and require...

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May 22, 2017
From the Ground Up: SAMS’s New Al-Zaatari Facility
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The growth of Jordan’s Al-Zaatari camp has paralleled the continuing conflict in Syria. 80,000 refugees reside in the camp’s 12 districts, spanning 5.3 kilometres squared. It is the equivalent of Jordan’s fourth largest city. Over half of the camp’s population is under 24 years old, with 19.9% of the population...

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September 26, 2016
Polio Campaign
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Polio Vaccinations for Children in Syria   A total of 232,771 Syrian children received vaccination during SAMS’s polio campaign in March and April of 2016.  In partnership with UNICEF and WHO, SAMS launched its second polio vaccination campaign earlier this year to provide immunization against polio to children under the age of...

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September 16, 2016
Fallen Heroes Fund
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Support the Families of Our Fallen Heroes “SAMS mourns the loss of our colleagues and exemplary physicians who dedicated their lives to helping others. The international community must have a zero tolerance of these violations of international humanitarian law,” – SAMS President, Dr. Ahmad Tarakji. Since the beginning of the conflict,...

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