UOSSM and SEO: Meeting with the Leaders of the Syrian National Coalition Was Held in Morocco; Discussed Plans to Expedite the Medical Relief Efforts Inside Syria

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On December 12th -2012 a delegate of the Union of the Syrian Medical relief organizations and The Syrian expatriates organization met with the Leader of the Syrian National Coalition, Mr Moaz AlKhateeb, to discuss the devastated medical situation in Syria and feasible means to expedite the delivery of medical relief operations.

UOSSM delegate met with leaders of the Syrian National Coalition

On December 12th- 2012 a delegate of the Union of the Syrian Medical relief organizations and The Syrian expatriates organization met with the Leader of the Syrian National Coalition, Mr Moaz AlKhateeb, to discuss the devastated medical situation in Syria and feasible means to expedite the delivery of medical relief operations. The meeting was held in the middle of activities of the “friend of Syria” conference in the Moroccan City of Marrakesh, in which according to VOA report, “A group of more than 100 nations calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down has formally recognized a newly formed Syrian opposition coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.”

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Dr Anas AlKassem, UOSSM and SEO Board member, unveiled some of the major points regarding the coordination between the UOSSM and the Syrian National Coalition; he said, “A high level communication channel was initiated with the Syrian National Coalition on feasible means to strengthen the coordination in order to enhance and reinforce the medical relief efforts inside Syria. Mr. AlKhateeb, suggested forming an “Aid Coordination unit” with an office in Al Rehanyhea- Turkey, to help facilitate the medical relief missions on ground.”

Furthermore, Dr AlKaasem, said, "as discussed with Mr. AlKateeb, our priority at this stage is to expand our medical relief services, build new hospitals, and primary care centers across Syria. We agreed on the urgency of these medical Relief missions and on the need to harmonize our works.”

Describing the meeting at the "Friend of Syria" gathering as productive and promising, Dr Ahmed Bananah, the head of the UOSSM delegate and the vice president of the UOSSM, said” We would like to thank all the delegates we met at the conference. We had a productive meetings with several delegates, who pledges to support the medical relief efforts. Our meeting with leaders of the Syrian National Coalition was energetic and gratifying, it is a crucial step in the correct pathway to restore the devastated heath care system in Syria.”

The UOSSM is a humanitarian, non-governmental, independent organization, created following the deadly events in Syria, to provide medical and humanitarian aid to Syrian. UOSSM was established by 14 medical and relief organizations, and includes hundreds of physicians of mainly Syrian origins distributed in the United States, Canada, in Europe and in different Arab countries.

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