As Syria marks ten years of conflict, assaults on well being care amenities have tragically develop into a trademark of the battle. Assaults have persevered regardless of worldwide legislation, destroying hospitals, killing medical personnel and stopping many from accessing lifesaving care—together with through the coronavirus pandemic.
Though 70% of the well being workforce has fled, the remaining Syrian medical practitioners proceed to danger their lives day-after-day to offer well being care within the midst of horrific violence, regardless of an absence of kit and drugs. Dr. Taher is one among these courageous medical doctors. He has come beneath assault whereas working 3 times but continues to look after sufferers. Right this moment, he works at a hospital supported by the Worldwide Rescue Committee, the European Union Civil Safety and Humanitarian Help and the Syrian Expatriate Medical Affiliation. Watch as he describes what it is like to offer look after sufferers whereas beneath assault.
Study extra about the devastating penalties of assaults on well being amenities as a technique of conflict.