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Syria Bombs Hospitals. Now It Will Help Lead The World Health Organization


June 12, 20217:04 AM ET

BY Ruth Sherlock and Nada Homsi

Abdalhamied Sharaf Aldein, a doctor in rebel-held northern Syria, has survived airstrikes and barrel bombs by the Syrian government, or its ally Russia, while caring for patients in at least eight different hospitals and medical clinics.

Now working at a hospital in Bab al Hawa, close to the Turkish border in a part of Syria controlled by the opposition, Aldein says the attacks have become so terrifyingly routine that it’s hard to keep an exact count. Sometimes the hospital or clinic where he was working would be destroyed, other times just damaged.

Read more… https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/06/12/1005283283/syria-bombs-hospitals-now-it-will-help-lead-the-world-health-organization