Women and girls ’ rights are an unseen casualty of the crisis in Syria
ALEPPO, Syria/UNITED NATIONS, Brussels– “Life quickly became an open-air prison after the war,” a young woman from Aleppo told UNFPA. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Senate resolution would urge Biden administration to designate Russia as state sponsor of terrorism sponsor under Putin
The Biden administration so far has not added Russia to a list of state sponsors of terror, which are limited to Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria. #statesponsor #statesponsors #putinthebiden #terrorismsponsor #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New international partnerships needed to boost healthcare in Syria
As the protracted conflict in Syria continues to push millions deeper into poverty and increase their vulnerability to health risks, UN agencies and their partners met on Friday to spur action to revitalize the country’s embattled healthcare system.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assessment of perinatal depression risk among internally displaced Yazidi women in Iraq: a descriptive cross-sectional study - Seidi PA, Abas NQ, Jaff D, Dunstan R, Soltan L, Brumwell A, Wilson M, Nicholson T, Palmquist AEL.
BACKGROUND: Yazidi survivors of a 2014 genocidal attack by the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have complex medical and mental health needs in the perinatal and postpartum period. Few studies have assessed perinatal mental health nee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Imaging in paediatric blast injuries: musculoskeletal injuries in the Syrian Civil War - Korkmaz I, Çelikkaya ME, Atici A, Dirican E.
AIM: To examine the radiological images of children with musculoskeletal injuries and accompanying organ injuries caused by explosions to determine the differences and frequency of injury types and to emphasise the importance of radiology in war injuries. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"They taught us not only our rights as women, but also how to live." Gender-based violence and empowerment experiences of Syrian women in Turkey and the role of women and girls safe spaces: a qualitative study - Albayrak H, Cankurtaran, Bahar- Özvarış, Erdost T.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a women rights violation, particularly during humanitarian crises. Women and Girls Safe Spaces (WGSS) were opened within a project, where refugee women work and receive gender-sensitive services. The researchers aim to reveal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Syria says 4 soldiers killed, 3 hurt in Israeli strike near Damascus
Attack would be the 3rd in Russia-dominated airspace in under a month despite tensions over Ukraine; state media says surface-to-surface missiles launched from northern Israel #airspace #israelattack #statemedia #damascusattack (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical imaging guides care of children bombed in Syrian conflict
Medical imaging is playing a major role in helping doctors in Turkey triag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Social media supports teleradiology efforts in Syria WhatsApp helps monitor attacks on Syrian healthcare Bone age evaluations raise complex issues Lancet: Arab uprising exacts severe health toll GE Foundation to support relief for Syrian refugees (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 26, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Syrian girl, 2, nearly dies after lollipop stick which was stuck in her bowels pierced her intestine
The girl, from Syria, was rushed to Aleppo University Hospital after losing consciousness. Doctors said she was cold to touch. She complained of stomach pains the day before. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Theory of mind as a correlate of bystanders' reasoning about intergroup bullying of Syrian refugee youth - G önültaş S, Mulvey KL.
The current study examined how ingroup and outgroup Theory of Mind (ToM) predicts children's and adolescents' reasoning for their acceptability judgments of intergroup bullying of Syrian refugee peers and group support of intergroup bullying. Participants ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his remarkable story of Dr. Monzer Yazji, a Syrian-American who's risking his life to travel to Ukraine in order to help local doctors treat war victims. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migrants and Health Workers Play Complex ‘Game’ on Europe’s Fringes
Viraj from India, in a squat where he has been living for three months near Velika Kladusa, Bosnia. He hopes to join family in Italy. February 2022. Credit: Chiara LuxardoBy Sara PerriaBihać, Bosnia, Apr 19 2022 (IPS) Responding to several shouts Viraj emerges from the ruins of his shelter in northwest Bosnia. He is originally from India but is now squatting near Bihać in what remains of a house abandoned since the 1990s Balkans war. “I was in the bathroom,” says Viraj – although there is no such facility. The building doesn’t even have windows, just gaps exposed to a freezing wind. Collapsing walls are patc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sara Perria Tags: COVID-19 Crime & Justice Europe Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news

Ukraine's Zelenskyy asked Biden to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism
The designation triggers some of the most aggressive sanctions the U.S. could adopt. Only Iran, North Korea, Syria and Cuba are now on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terror. #statesponsor #northkorea #statesponsors #zelenskyy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Syria casts shadow on Biden to respond to possible Ukraine chemical attack
Investigations into whether Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine are putting a renewed focus on how the White House has tiptoed around setting any “red lines” should Moscow further violate inter… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian General Who Led Forces Into Syria Tapped to Lead Ukraine Invasion
Russian Army Gen. Aleksandr Dvornikov carried out a strategy in Syria that involved bombings of hospitals and schools, attacks on fleeing civilians and siege tactics. #civilians #bombings #aleksandrdvornikov #russianarmy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news