Many hospitals destroyed during the war to dislodge ISIS from Mosul, northern Iraq, have not been rebuilt. Patients complain of a shortage of medicine, doctors and medical staff as well as hospital beds.
International Medical Corps' mental health officer, Hadeel Naser, is working tirelessly with Syrian refugees at Jordan's Azraq Camp to help them heal from invisible scars. "Not everybody can do this job," she says.
Idlib hospital coordinates have been given to all parties to avoid being targeted by Syrian and Russian air strikes, NGOs claim. The targeting of medical facilities means critically injured patients now have to travel further away to receive urgent medical care.
A medical institute was formed by the Balsam Organisation in the village of Turmanin to treat the victims of war in Syria. The association brings together medical professionals and specialists who provide treatment to the citizens.
The Farabi Medical Institute was set up by specialised doctors in a small village in the southern countryside of Aleppo to teach students how to serve the areas residents medically. The area lacks all medical facilities and clinics needed by the citizens.
The protests that began last November in Algeria by the Autonomous Collective of Algerian Medical Residents (CAMRA) have become the longest labour protests that Algeria has seen in its history. Union members demand improved conditions and the abolishment compulsory civil services.
A paper published by the UN Human Rights Office and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reports that health care in Libya has been extremely impacted due to the ongoing bombing of medical facilities, the targeting of medical personnel, and the denial of patients from getting treatment.