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WHO Outlines 8 Ways Organization Supports Health In Syria

World Health Organization: 8 ways WHO supports health in Syria
This post highlights eight “things to know about how WHO works in Syria to save lives and support health despite immense challenges: 1. Detecting and responding to disease outbreaks … 2. Delivering medical supplies despite insecurity, damaged roads, bureaucratic obstacles, and import restrictions … 3. Using mobile teams to reach vulnerable populations … 4. Restoring local health care … 5. Training health workers … 6. Making mental health services more widely available … 7. Supporting Syrians with disabilities … 8. Increasing health coordination and efficiency” (3/14).