This investigation highlights how cancer patients across northern Syria are paying the price for the country’s faltering healthcare system. Cancer medications are scarce, northern Syria lacks specialized health facilities, and border crossing closures and difficulties of internal travel stand in the way of timely treatment.
Op-Ed: Did Asma al-Assad violate national, international laws in her video call with an injured Syrian child?
Asma al-Assad’s publicized video call with an injured child exposed her and her parents to psychological and physical risks, in violation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and Syrian law protecting children from abuse.
More than a month after the February 6 earthquake, its repercussions on pregnant women continue, doctors in Idlib say, with an increase in cases of miscarriage and premature births.
IDLIB — Five months ago, Muhammad al-Oqda stood in the [...]
IDLIB — The February 6 earthquake that struck northern Syria [...]
With precarious access to safe water and rampant poverty, Syrian refugees in Lebanon face a cholera outbreak that has infected more than 3,000 people so far.
A cholera outbreak in northern Syria has spread to Idlib displacement camps, and fragile health systems across all areas of control face their latest test.
In northwestern Syria, hundreds of makeshift refineries have mushroomed in the past five years, employing thousands of people. With no regulation, their impact on health, life and the environment is catastrophic.
Makeshift oil refineries endanger the health of workers and local communities in northwestern Syria. But their environmental impact, often overlooked, will also affect generations to come.
Two workers at a makeshift oil refinery in Tarhin speak about their job, the hardships they endure and the dreams they hold for the future.